Harvey F. Gamage, South Bristol ME

(also known as Bristol Yachtbuilding)

Most recent update: November 7, 2014.


Harvey Gamage started this yard in 1924: it closed in 1981, although a marina operation continues on the site, which is at Gamage Drive and Shipyard Road.  See it from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail your data to me at timcolton@aol.com

Hull #
O.N. Name Customer Type Tons Feet Built Disposition
    Kappi J. B. Lord Sloop   29 1925 Later Dartwell, Starling, Mug Up, Pajarito, Spindrift
    Schoodic Harvey J. Reynolds Ketch   47 1926 Later Agricola, Good Intent, West Wind, Onrust, Fleur de Lis, Sir Joseph Porter
    Twilight C. P. Cottrell, Jr. Schooner   43 1926 Later Jean, Purwana, Tethys, Sulu
  1221078 Half Moon F. C. Nobel Schooner  15 43 1926 Later Golden Hind, active
    Hilaria A. E. Bibber Schooner   43 1926 Later Trojan, Rubaiyat, Auf Wiedersehen, Sea Witch
  282289 Melodie R. A. Bell Schooner   43 1926 Later Ptarmigan IV, Buccaneer, Babaji
    Sea Lady Pearcy Mack Schooner   43 1926 Later Shagwong
    Dolphin P. J. Woodward Schooner   43 1926  
    Tyehee Willoughby H. Stuart, Jr. Schooner   36 1927 Later Den Halve Maen IV, Tyehee
  226534 Hobomok Paul Whitin Ketch   46 1927 Later Doroteo, Janet II, Barcavela
    Hajada F. G. Towle Schooner   43 1927 Later Kuwanna, Susan Ann, Lady Sylvia, Sara L, Katie B
    Marita Franklin M. Haines Schooner   45 1927 Later Jedarelis, Nauset, Saquish, Maud, Scotch Mist, Carol Louise, Jedarelis, Marita
    Jolly Rodger William McMillan Schooner   43 1927 Later Matildy the 2nd, Friar Tuck , Jenny O, Cybele, Scotia II, Sonia III, Bahama, Mama, Sippican III, Flying Eagle, Privateer
    Lion's Whelp Shaw Sprague Schooner   43 1927 Later Caroline, Manako
  226788 Pandora   Yacht 16 42 1927 Later Samantha, active
  227072 Mildred M   Fishing Vessel 9 32 1927 Foundered off Jamestown RI 1954
  228240 Barbara K   Yacht 39 50 1927 Later Zarark
  227245 Westwind   Yacht 36 51 1928 Later Murmac, Kathlena II
  262515 Tortoise   Passenger 8 33 1928 Later Miss Andy
  227239 Hopeful Kelpie Charters, Inc Recreational 30 57 1928 Later Kelpie
  227931 Windigo Matthew P. Whittall Schooner   49 1928  
    Madoc Russell Robb Jr. Schooner   45 1928 Later Gale, Nirvana II
    Aleda Walter H. Lippincott Schooner   45 1928  
  228535 Westward   Yacht 33 55 1929  
  293515 Starling Jill E P Mautner Recreational 12 42 1929 Active
  228801 Four Winds Frank J. Mather, Jr. Ketch   47 1929  
    Cinz Howard P. Hart Aux. Sloop   46 1929  
    Marionette II Roger D. Hale Yawl   40 1929 Later Awashonks, Freelance II, Holly Gee, Marianette II, Solveig, active
    Gringo Harold Armory Yawl   39 1929 Later Maxitrol, Aventura, Yawls Rebel
  282067 Eliza Ernest S. Ballard Yawl 9 39 1929 Later Pipe Dream, Kwai Low, Panku
  228769 Nadiranga P. W. Wadsworth Ketch   43 1929 Later Phyllis II, Limbas, Phyllis II
  228724 Two Brothers Walter W. Duffett Schooner   56 1929 Later Fish Hawk II, Sea Scout, Elsadon, Mariposa
  229898 Arcturus Phillip G. Woodward Schooner   52 1930  
    Saquish E. M. Farnsworth, Jr. Ketch   37 1930 Later Quest Heigh Ho, Windsong, Afikomen
    Stowaway Holcombe J. Brown, Power Boat   38 1930  
    Commodore Rhode Island State Police Commercial   45 1930 Later Happy Lou
  229748 Penzance F. J. Frost Schooner   58 1930 Later Avenir, Rose, Bonnie Doon, White Cloud II
  229880 Pitzy Charles T. Russell Schooner   58 1930 Later Surprise, Escapade, Nornua II
  229594 Marita Franklin M. Haines Schooner   58 1930 Later Syren IV, L'Derrie, Jackson, Ibis, Zambeze
  276993 Barbara J   Passenger 12 41 1930 Later Mary Harper
  280070 Fair Winds   Yacht 9 27 1930  
  264187 Nell Marie   Passenger 11 35 1932  
  232515 Althea J   Fishing Vessel 15 39 1933  
  232632 Francis M   Yacht 22 45 1933 Later Blue Water
    Roustabout James Gordon Gibbs Sloop   26 1933 Later Spartan Pegasus, Fogcutter, Haiku
      Rowe B. Metcalf Launch   22 1933  
    Little Gull John K. Murphy Yawl   28 1934  
    Bay Queen Frederick Mason Sloop   28 1934 Later Compromise
    Faith Felix Lake Sloop   31 1934 Later Bounty
    Acadie W. Scott Libbey,  Sloop   35 1935 Later Wild Rose, Little Haste, Milhar, Maggie, Friend
    Gee Jay J. H. W. Whitcomb, Ketch   42 1936 Later Old Salt, Little Salt
    Revelry Philip G. Hoffman Sloop   31 1936 Later Endless, Dusty Weather, Quidnet, Sou'wester
  235797 Pemaquid II   Fishing Vessel 14 45 1936  
  289234 Matey Robert T. Nye Sloop 9 34 1937 Later Dolphin, Sayeda
    Chuckle A. F. Wakefield Sloop   34 1937 Later Four Winds
    Scoter H. W. Buhler Sloop   29 1937 Later Marwal, Roxy Old Squaw, Widgeon, Querido, Skaarungen
  236007 Avelinda Thomas D. Cabot Yawl   48 1937  
    Leilani Marian B. Willis Sloop   36 1937 Later Tim, Mandalay III, Sanderling, Lowlands, Katherine
    Karin R. C. Norberg Sloop   36 1937 Later Linnekin, Karin
    Armorel John K. Murphy Sloop   36 1938 Later Flicker, Elsie, This Is It
    Banshee L. W. Young Yawl   36 1938 Later Decision II, Achernar
    Norjan N. Brooke Smith Sloop   36 1938 Later Barbara, Gay Gull, Gracia
    Sanibel Girard L. Clemons Sloop   36 1938 Later Cygnet, Syren, Renegade, Falcon
    Alibubu Jack R. Aron Sloop   36 1938 Later Evelyn L., Edith M., Night Wind
  237011 Barbara J II   Passenger 13 43 1938  
  237303 Marimor II   Fishing Vessel 14 41 1938  
  285399 Patriot   Passenger 12 33 1939 Later Robert C
      John A. Thomas Sloop   31 1939  
    Nern Donald Newhall Sloop   31 1939 Later Lida Rose
    Wench Herbert Drake Sloop   31 1939 Later Yankee
    Tamaru A. Livingston Kelly Sloop   31 1939 Later Marionette, Malabar
    Frolic John L. Williamson Sloop   31 1939  
    Tusker Peter Comstock Sloop   31 1939 Later Invictus, Ballerina, Islander, Venture
    Nimrod II Robert L. Hall Sloop   31 1939 Later Nantuk, Lalahi, Idler, Hawk
    Flub Dub V Eleanor Ode Sloop   31 1939 Later Kotick, Calypso, Briny Marlin, Gay Gull
    Juniata S. A. Cheney Sloop   31 1939 Later Jester, Nuage, Lynnette, Nancy, Rainbow
    Little Dipper William H. Bradford Sloop   31 1939 Later Echo, Nimbus, Emmy Lou II
  290328 Mischief F. Wadsworth Bush Sloop 6 31 1939 Later Canty, Destiny
    Tide Over W. A. Drisler Sloop   31 1939 Later Nianda, Elbia, Bowams, Bonnie Lass, Caravella, Heather, Clarion, Lucky Lady
    Boojum III Osborn A. Day Sloop   31 1939 Later Reliance, Cheryl-Lynn, Gitina Gladwin, Hone Heke
    Voodoo H. B. Sprague Sloop   31 1939 Later Privateer, Mary J, Ginny B, Warratah, Tarrier, Holdawn
    Sirena II Robert W. Stark Sloop   37 1940 Later Whisker, Dolphin, Cherub, Red Robin, Questing Beast
  284825 Galatea Helen C. Taylor Sloop 6 34 1940 Later Menina, Laveche, Kallianeira
    Elsie M. L. Crossley Sloop   34 1940  
    Aura Harold R. Chidsey Sloop   31 1940 Later Zephyr
  287807 Kristen Dr. William B. Terhune Sloop 6 31 1940 Later Alondra, Come Along, Sandpebble
    Star Dust H. P. Bingham, Jr. Sloop   31 1940 Later Rebel, Dyna, Nitpik, Balamaru, Breezing Along II, Janthina
    Nautilus George Terry Sloop   31 1940 Later Pearl
  284836 Sea Belle   Sloop 9 31 1940  
    Fantasy Andre Blumenthal Sloop   31 1941 Later Sea Piper
  265664 Barbara K Alan W Philbrick Passenger 11 37 1940 Later Lively Lady, active
  281713 Bovick   Passenger 13 43 1940  
  240368 Doris G. Eldridge   Fishing Vessel 67 66 1941 Later Mary Tapper, Debbie Rose
  254482 Caracara (AMc 40) US Navy Minesweeper 205 97 1941 Sold 1946 as fishing vessel Caracara
  na Charcalaca (AMc 41) US Navy Minesweeper 205 97 1941 Sold 1946
  251238 Assertive (AMc 65) US Navy Minesweeper 205 97 1942 Sold 1946 as fishing vessel Assertive
  253975 Avenge (AMc 66) US Navy Minesweeper 205 97 1942 Sold 1946 as fishing vessel Paul Howard, later Manuel P. Domingos
  251526 Bold (AMc 67) US Navy Minesweeper 205 97 1942 Sold 1946 as fishing vessel St. Christopher
  na APc 71 US Navy Transport 103 147 1942 To Britain, returned, to Greece
  na APc 72 US Navy Transport 103 147 1942 To Britain, returned, destroyed 1946
  na APc 73 US Navy Transport 103 147 1942 To Britain, returned, to Greece
  na APc 74 US Navy Transport 103 147 1942 To Britain, returned, to MARAD 1947
  na YP 600 US Navy Patrol Craft 92 78 1943 Sold 1947
  247967 YP 601 US Navy Patrol Craft 92 78 1943 Sold 1947 as fishing vessel Yankee
  245042 Carol and Estelle   Fishing Vessel 63 65 1944  
  245523 Pearl Harbor   Fishing Vessel 67 67 1944 Later Mary & Vince
  245528 Booby & Harvey   Fishing Vessel 63 65 1944 Later Mino, Two Sisters
  245604 Pelican   Fishing Vessel 74 72 1944 Later Jean Diane
  246932 Fairhaven   Fishing Vessel 99 78 1944  
  247109 Solveig J.   Fishing Vessel 89 73 1944  
  270278 Unity   Fishing Vessel 18 40 1944  
  247673 Althea Joyce   Fishing Vessel 50 61 1945 Later Morning Star
  260635 Alan K   Fishing Vessel 8 32 1945 Later Ingrid
  249130 Gannet   Fishing Vessel 102 78 1946  
  249903 Wild Duck   Fishing Vessel 132 79 1946 Later Clipper
  251019 The Clipper Fish   Fishing Vessel 132 79 1946  
  267570 Pearl   Passenger 10 79 1946 Later Babe-W, Silvan
  258858 Euphoria Dr. Edward Pierson Yawl 17 37 1947 Later Tertium, Minuet, Talaria, Sea Bird
  262132 Ann S.   Fishing Vessel 14 33 1947 Later Calypso
  282443 Cruisanne   Yacht 11 29 1947  
  255203 Neptune's Bride   Freighter 49 56 1948 Later Deborah H, Just a Girl
  255697 Nyanza   Fishing Vessel 39 56 1948  
  257015 Eastern Point   Fishing Vessel 41 56 1948  
  257330 Quickstep II    Fishing Vessel 28 49 1949  
  258498 Little Flower   Fishing Vessel 43 61 1949  
  259452 Sandra Lee   Freighter 23 44 1950 Later Candy B II
  260632 Nancy Jane   Fishing Vessel 57 64 1950  
  261115 Vivian Fay   Fishing Vessel 76 72 1950 Later Sylvia R.
    Scotch Mist James O. Rankin Sloop   32 1950 Later Dondi, Quartette, Maboul
    Carissima III Henry P. Chaplin Sloop   33 1950 Later Joanlyn, Jo-Ann-Lin. Andie, Esprit
    Wedgebill III Richardson Pratt Sloop   33 1950 Later Celeste III, September Morn
  261417 St. Mary   Fishing Vessel 50 56 1951 Later Courier, Paul & Louise
  261697 Brant   Fishing Vessel 76 72 1951 Later Nina & Gail
  262547 Monte Carlo   Fishing Vessel 85 66 1951  
  263030 Pocahontas Harvey F. Gamage Fishing Vessel 130 79 1952 Later Michelle and Annette
  263826 Vilanova   Fishing Vessel 197 92 1952  
  264327 Nellie-Pet   Fishing Vessel 77 72 1952 Later Villa Riall
  264570 Ruth-Moses   Fishing Vessel 77 72 1952  
  264834 Lauren Fay   Fishing Vessel 77 72 1953 Later Saint Joseph, Frances L
  265370 Wawenock Harvey F. Gamage Fishing Vessel 191 101 1953  
  266253 Debbie & Jo-Ann   Fishing Vessel 77 72 1953 Later Cape Star
  267260 Mother Frances   Fishing Vessel 103 80 1954 Now Vila Nova
  267828 Mary Ann   Fishing Vessel 70 64 1954  
  269082 Rush   Fishing Vessel 67 65 1955  
  269684 Eagle   Fishing Vessel 65 67 1955  
  269965 Edgartown  Harvey F. Gamage Fishing Vessel 115 79 1955 Later Tony & Nina
  270847 Sippican   Fishing Vessel 92 67 1956  
  271183 Stephen R.   Fishing Vessel 73 59 1956 Later Racketeer
  272817 Stanley M. Fisher   Fishing Vessel 101 72 1956 Later Mildred A, Katherine
  273553 Carmen & Vince   Fishing Vessel 117 83 1957 Later St. Rosalie II
  274248 Snoopy    Fishing Vessel 84 66 1957  
  274949 North Sea Vito And Josephine Corp. Fishing Vessel 67 65 1957 Active
  275635 Geraldine Geraldine Fisheries Fishing Vessel 136 83 1957 Active
  276297 Sandra Jane   Fishing Vessel 137 83 1958  
  276701 Four J's   Fishing Vessel 44 52 1958 Later Three Sons, Four J's, now Capt. Conrad
  277708 Grace and Salvatore   Fishing Vessel 112 76 1958 Later Maria and Al
  278000 Valiant Lady   Fishing Vessel 55 61 1959  
  278462 Sea Gold Girolamo Grillo Fishing Vessel 67 65 1959 Active
  279005 Neptune   Fishing Vessel 91 70 1959  
  280066 Ike and Jens   Fishing Vessel 112 76 1959 Later Elisa and Gina
  280462 Prowler   Fishing Vessel 90 70 1960  
  281000 Midnight Sun Risdal & Anderson Inc Fishing Vessel 67 65 1960 Lost on Georges Bank 1962
  282170 Pelican Northern Atlantic Seafood Fish Carrier 18 38 1960 Later Eagle 3
  282575 Santa Cruz   Fishing Vessel 90 70 1960 Later Michele & Joyce
  283560 Kim   Fishing Vessel 65 64 1960 Later Ocean Clipper
  284313 Ellen Marie

Joseph Perry

Fishing Vessel 92 70 1961 Later Three V's
  284732 Four Brothers   Fishing Vessel 65 64 1961 Active
  285810 Antonina    Fishing Vessel 92 70 1961  
  286962 Angela W.    Fishing Vessel 65 64 1961  
  287839 Moby Dick   Fishing Vessel 101 70 1962 Later Lynn Ellen, Moby Dick
  288659 Sylvia Mae   Fishing Vessel 110 73 1962 Later Medkin
  288714 Mary Day Camden Navigation Co Passenger Vessel 86 80 1962 Active
  289368 Venus   Fishing Vessel 80 73 1962 Now Hope
  290141 Explorer   Fishing Vessel 110 73 1962  
  291257 Francis J. O'Hara   Fishing Vessel 160 88 1963  
228 292333 Mariner Wayne E Frye Jr. Fishing Vessel 103 73 1963 Active
  295004 Jane and Ursula   Fishing Vessel 188 86 1964  
  295248 Shenandoah Coastwise Packet Company Passenger Vessel 85 100 1964 Active
  296778 Navigator   Fishing Vessel 105 73 1964  
  299268 Zerda Seaboard Trawling Fishing Vessel 158 87 1948  
  299612 Catalina Blue Dove Fisheries Inc Fishing Vessel 193 98 1965 Active
  502201 Harvey F. Gamage Harvey F. Gamage Fishing Vessel 141 79 1966  
  503516 Commodore Boat Commodore of N B Fishing Vessel 138 78 1966 Active
  684718 Hero National Science  Foundation Research 238 113 1968 Museum in Newport OR
241 521160 Clearwater Sloop Clearwater Passenger Vessel 69 76 1969 Active
246 533074 Bill of Rights Los Angeles Maritime Inst Passenger Vessel 95 90 1971 Active
  535588 Robert F. O'Hara   Fishing Vessel 198 101 1971 Now Harvester
 248 592522 Bonnie Jane Earl Robichaud Fishing Vessel 8 27 1971 Active
 250 537017 Alexa Michael O Harriman Fishing Vessel 56 60 1972 Active
  1074390 Scandalous   Fishing Vessel 16 36 1972 Later Edgy, Ran D Lea, now Randee Lea
 254 547822 Fantasea Extasea Casino Cruises, Inc Passenger Vessel 95 123 1973 Active
  552082 Harvey Gamage Dirigo Cruises Passenger Vessel 94 95 1973 Active
 257 554354 Odessa Odessa Fishing Corp. Fishing Vessel 26 40 1974 Active
  554626 Chris Ann Alvin Stettbacher Fishing Vessel 51 55 1974 Now Act I
  567984 Spirit of Rochester Genesee Marina Inc Recreational 80 138 1975 Active
  569775 Carrie Ann Riptide Inc Fishing Vessel 22 38 1975 Active
 260 566420 Fram Boat Solveig J , Inc Fishing Vessel 122 70 1975 Active
261 591812 Lady Myrna G Snider Recreational 6 28 1977 Now Lady M
 267 572968 Bay State Harbor Cruises L L C Passenger Vessel 98 98 1976 Active
  578768 Winters George J Schneider Fishing Vessel 37 47 1976 Active
269 583663 F/V Pauli Girl Anton Graf Jr. Fishing Vessel 25 36 1977 Now Virginia
272 599044 Appledore Schooner Exploration Assoc Passenger Vessel 40 65 1978 Active
  606424 Araho F. J. O'Hara Fishing Vessel 198 106 1979 Active
274 623188 Friendship Eastern Fisheries Fishing Vessel 173 99 1980 Active
  637736 Windsong Windsong Corp Fishing Vessel 47 50 1981 Active