Minneford Yacht Yard, City Island NY

Most recent update: December 7, 2014.


Minneford Yacht Yard was started by Henry Sayers in 1930 in a former lumber mill and became famous for building several America's Cup yachts.  It was sold in 1983 to a yacht brokerage.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com.

Hull #

O.N.

Original Name

Original Owner

Type

Ft.

Del'y

Disposition

 

 

Arion

Joseph Mattison

Power Boat

34

1929

 

 

245019

Dorade

Olin Stephens 

Aux. Yawl

53

1930

Active

 

 

Marganita II

 

Yacht

37

1930

Later Salabar

 

na

Narwhal

 

Aux. Cutter

 40

1931

 

 

282246

Alsumar

 

Aux. Yawl

54

1931

Later Restless IV, Windoon, Cayuga, Madeline

 

232364

Savannah

 

Aux. Schooner

48

1933

Later Sea Saga, Bounding Home

 

 

Golden Eye

H. P. Wells

Yacht

41

1937

Now Golden-Eye

 

249775

LT 492

U.S. Army

Large Tug

127

1942

Sold 194x as Colonel, in collision 1960 and scrapped

 

249561

LT 493

U.S. Army

Large Tug

127

1942

Sold as Ruth, then Berta R, sank 1954

 

249587

LT 494

U.S. Army

Large Tug

127

1942

Sold as Harry Card, then Thomas Cornell, Jean Nelson, San Jorge, Jean Nelson

 

249484

LT 495

U.S. Army

Large Tug

127

1942

Sold as John Michael, then Leslie Foss, Enchanter, Polar Navigator, Western Sea One, Enchantress, abandoned 2000, scrapped 2008

 

 

LT 496

U.S. Army

Large Tug

127

1942

Sold as J. S. Foley, then Haida Warrior, Active, ‘109’, burnt 1977

 

 

FP 107

U.S. Army

Coaster

140

1943

 

 

 

FS 108

U.S. Army

Coaster

140

1944

 

 

 

FS 109

U.S. Army

Coaster

140

1944

To Argentina as Babymar

 

 

No name

NY Central RR

Covered Barge

100

1944

10 barges

 

 

T 193-209

U.S. Army

Psgr.-Cargo

65

1944

17 boats

 

 

J 2436-2468

U.S. Army

Launch

33

1945

33 boats

 

 

J 2491-2501

U.S. Army

Launch

33

1945

11 boats

 

254088

Naiad II

 

Passenger

62

1944

Deleted 2008 (ex-T boat?)

 

282293

Empress

 

Fishing

61

1944

Deleted 1976 (ex-T boat?)

 

258433

Jay & Lee

 

Fishing

40

1949

No longer active

 

294911

Constellation

W. C. Gubelmann

Yacht

54

1964

Sank in Turkey 1981

 

299372

Djinn

 

Yacht

56

1965

Later Cascade, now Grace

75 

508185

Intrepid

Strawbridge Synd.

Yacht

54

1967

Active

 

 

Iroquois

E. van Voorhis

Yacht

46

1967

Active (in Finland)

 

519792

Spartan

 

Yacht

42

1969

Later Escort, deleted 2004

 

544672

Lightnin'

 

Yacht

38

1972

Being restored 2016

 

562661

Charisma

 

Yacht

54

1974

Active

 

600013

Courageous

McCullough Synd.

Yacht

66

1974

Active

 

 

Clipper

 

Yacht

41

1976

Active (in Sweden?)

 

579285

Enterprise

G. & L. Jewett

Yacht

61

1976

Active

 

 

Independence

King’s Point Fund

Yacht

61

1977

Stripped for parts

92

588780

Black Majic

 

Yacht

41

1977

Later Underwater Secrets, deleted 2011

 

602329

Impulse

 

Yacht

42

1978

Now Malolo

 

594024

Tabasco

 

Yacht

41

1978

Active

100

607848

Freedom

Fort Schuyler Fndn

Yacht

62

1979

Active

 

 

Hero-Brava

Italian owners

Yacht

44

1980

Active