U. S. NAVY BUILDING PROGRAMS DURING WORLD WAR II: FY 1942


FISCAL YEAR 1942

Additional ATF

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
15 ATF 81-82 (64) 14 Jul 41: AVB#10 25 25 Aug 41 Charleston SB -
" 83-86 " " 25 20 Aug 41 United Eng. -
" 87-91 " " 25 20 Sep 41 Cramp -
" 92-95 " " 25 20 Sep 41 Commercial IW -

Lend Lease

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
50 BDE 1-12 (GMT) 15 Aug 41: UK#4271 LL 1 Nov 41 NSY Boston -
" 13-36 " " LL 1 Nov 41 NSY Mare Is. -
" 37-44 " " LL 1 Nov 41 NSY Puget Sd. -
" 45-50 " " LL 1 Nov 41 NSY Philadelphia -
32 BAM 1-8 (220') 15 Aug 41: UK#4272 LL 2 Dec 41 Gen. Engineering -
" 9-16 " " LL 2 Dec 41 Assoc. SB. Harbor Is. -
" 17-21 " " LL 2 Dec 41 Savannah Mcy. -
" 22-29 " " LL 2 Dec 41 Lake Washington -
" 30-32 " " LL 2 Dec 41 Gulf Chickasaw DOR 27 Apr 42
(BAM) (22-29) - Re-order - 24 Mar 42 Assoc. SB. Harbor Is. -

New Type: Wood YN
(Later orders with May 1942 reorders.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
10 YN 57-66 (57) 30 Sep 41: CNO BSM N.A. Am. SB. Cleve. With YN 67-72

APM (LSD) for U.S.

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
8 APM 1-8 (BAPM-1) 28 Nov 41: AVB#21 25 28 Dec 41 Moore DD To LSD 1-8

Wood ARS for U.S.

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
5 ARS 13-15 (BARS-5) 6 Dec 41: AVB#23 25 3 Jan 42 Colberg Boat -
" 16-17 " " 25 3 Jan 42 Snow -

Initial Program under Small Vessel Authorization of 21 Nov.41.
(NOTE: The BUSHIPS history cites a directive of Oct 41 for SC 676-775.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
30 AM 136-51 (180') 10 Dec 41: DCDB#18 26 30 Dec 41 Tampa Ex AMc 113-28
" 152-65 " " 26 30 Dec 41 Willamette Ex AMc 129-42
100 SC 676-77 (110') " 26 24 Dec 41 W.A.Robinson -
" 678-81 " " 26 14 Feb 42 W.E.Abrams -
" 682-87 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Am. Cruiser -
" 688-91 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Annapolis Yacht -
" 692-93 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Calderwood Yacht -
" 694-97 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Daytona Beach Boat -
" 698-703 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Delaware Bay -
" 704-09 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Elizabeth City -
" 710-11 " " 26 14 Feb 42 Dooley's Basin -
" 712-21 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Fisher Boat -
" 722-29 " " 26 14 Feb 42 Harbor Boat -
" 730-33 " " 26 16 Feb 42 C.Hiltebrant -
" 734-37 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Al Larson See below
" 738-43 " " 26 16 Feb 42 J.Petersen, Nyack -
" 744-51 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Qulncy Adams -
" 752-59 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Robinson Marine -
" 760-67 " " 26 16 Feb 42 W.A.Robinson -
" 768-71 " " 26 14 Feb 42 Seabrook Yacht -
" 772-75 " " 26 N.A. N.A. -
50 PC 776-825 (173') " 26 27 Feb 42 Commercial.IW PC 826 acquired
36 PT 103-38 (80') " 27 17 Jan 42 Elco -
(SC) (734-35) - Re-order - 12 Mar 42 Al Larson -
" (736-37) - " - 13 Mar 42 Liberty DD -
" (772-75) - " - 13 Mar 42 Peyton -
(PC) (815-20) - " - 10 Aug 42 Albina -
" (821-25) - " - 23 Aug 42 L.D.Smith -

Lend Lease

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
50 BYMS 31-36 (136') 1 Jan 42: UK#8894 LL 14 Mar 42 Am. Car -
" 37-42 " " LL 14 Mar 42 Barbour Boat -
" 43-54 " " LL 14 Mar 42 Gibbs DOR 13 Apr 42
" 55-64 " " LL 14 Mar 42 Westergard DOR 25 Mar 42
" 65-80 " " LL 14 Mar 42 Wheeler DOR 13 Apr 42

5% Expansion Building Program (To be laid down in 1942)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
2 CV 20 (9) 1 Jan 42: CNO 29 15 Dec 41 NSY New York -
" 21 " " 29 15 Dec 41 Newport News -
2 CL 101-02 (55) " 29 15 Dec 41 Newport News -
16 DD 649 (445) " 29 15 Dec 41 NSY Charleston -
" 650-53 " " 29 15 Dec 41 Bath IW -
" 654-56 " " 29 15 Dec 41 Gulf Chickasaw -
" 657-58 " " 29 15 Dec 41 Beth Staten Is. -
" 659-61 " " 29 15 Dec 41 Federal Kearny -
" 662-64 " " 29 18 Dec 41 NSY Boston -
23 SS 285-87 (285) " 29 15 Dec 41 NSY Portsmouth -
" 288-91 " " 29 24 Dec 41 NSY Portsmouth -
" 292-303 " " 29 24 Dec 41 Cramp -
" 304-07 " " 29 15 Dec 41 NSY Mare Is. -
(SS) (296-97) - Re-order - 1 Mar 42 NSY Boston Completion
" (298-99) - " - 1 Mar 42 NSY Portsmouth Completion

Same, Supplementary order

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
1 DD 665 (445) Aug 42 29 8 Jan 42 NSY Charleston -

Maximum War Effort and 1799 Vessel Building Programs: Combatants
(NOTE: The 1799 Vessel program consisted of ships requested by the British.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
250 DE 51-98 (TE) 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 10 Jan 42 "Beth Steel Co." -
" 99-128 (DET) " 1799 10 Jan 42 Dravo Wilmington -
" 129-52 (FMR) " 1799 10 Jan 42 Consol. Orange -
" 153-61 (TE) " 1799 10 Jan 42 NSY Norfolk -
" 162-97 (DET) " 1799 18 Jan 42 Federal Newark -
" 198-237 (TE) " 1799 18 Jan 42 Newport News -
" 238-55 (FMR) " 1799 18 Jan 42 Brown Houston -
" 256-80 (GMT) " 1799 25 Jan 42 NSY Boston -
" 281-300 (TE) " 1799 25 Jan 42 NSY Charleston -
(DE) (51-98) - Re-order - 10 Feb 42 Beth Hingham -
" (198-237) - " - 3 Mar 42 James River SB. -
" (198-213) - " - 8 Jun 42 NSY Norfolk -
" (214-29) - " - 8 Jun 42 NSY Philadelphia -
" (230-37) - " - 11 Jun 42 Newport News -
" (199-213) - " - 7 Aug 42 NSY Charleston -
" (230-37) - " - 7 Aug 42 NSY Charleston -
" (169-71) - " - 26 Jun 43 NSY Norfolk Completion
" (102) - " - 4 Aug 43 NSY Norfolk Completion
" (104) - " - 8 Sep 43 NSY Norfolk Completion
" (286-300) - " - 2 Oct 43 Beth Hingham DOR 3 Nov 43

Maximum War Effort and 1799 Vessel Building Programs: Patrol Craft
(Later PCE orders are shown with May 1942 reorders and May 1943 program. Reallocations approved on 8 April 1942 are shown in the notes in (), there were no awards. The numbers PCE 921-60 were reused in May 1943, q.v.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
150 PCE 827-76 (180') 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 14 Mar 42 Pullman (To 827-76)
" 877-96 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Toledo SB (To 877-96)
" 897-916 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Everett Pacific (To 897-921)
" 917-36 " " 1799 27 Mar 42 Defoe (To 922-51)
" 937-56 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Pollock-Stockton (To 952-76)
" 957-76 " " 1799 N.A. N.A. -
100 SC 977-80 (110') 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" 26 16 Feb 42 Simms Bros -
" 981-84 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Vinyard -
" 985-89 " " 26 16 Feb 42 J.E.Matton -
" 990-92 " " 26 14 Feb 42 G.W.Kneass -
" 993-95 " " 26 14 Feb 42 G.W.Kneass Subcontr. Madden & Lewis
" 996-99 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Island Dock -
" 1000-02 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Dingle Boat -
" 1003-12 " " 26 14 Feb 42 Fellows & Stewart -
" 1013-22 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Luders -
" 1023-28 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Mathis Yacht (J.Trumpy) -
" 1029-30 " " 26 N.A. N.A. -
" 1031-38 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Peterson Boat -
" 1039-46 " " 26 14 Feb 42 Rice Bros. Texas -
" 1047-52 " " 26 16 Feb 42 Ventnor -
" (1029-30) - Re-order - 2 Mar 42 Donovan -
" 1053-56 (110') 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" 26 13 Mar 42 Wilmington Boat -
" 1057-58 " " 26 13 Mar 42 Gulf Marine Ways -
" 1059-60 " " 26 6 Apr 42 Inland Waterways DOR 10 Dec 42
" 1061-62 " " 26 27 Apr42 Harris & Parsons -
" 1063-64 " " 26 30 Apr 42 Victory SB -
" 1065-66 " " 26 29 Apr 42 Perkins & Vaughn -
" 1067-76 " " 26 9 May 42 Mathis Yacht (J.Trumpy) -
189 PC 1077-82 (173') " 27 27 Feb 42 Albina -
" 1083-1118 " " 27 27 Feb 42 G.Lawley -
" 1119-80 " " 27 27 Feb 42 Defoe -
" 1181-90 " " 27 27 Feb 42 Gibbs -
" 1191-1210 " " 27 27 Feb 42 Consol. N.Y. DOR 18 May 42
" 1211-30 " " 27 27 Feb 42 Luders -
" 1231-40 " " 27 27 Feb 42 Grebe -
" 1241-50 " " 27 27 Feb 42 Nashville Bridge -
" (1211-20) - Re-order - 6 Mar 42 Luders DOR 18 May 42
" (1221-24) - " - 24 Mar 42 Penn-Jersey -
" (1225-30) - " - 23 Mar 42 L.D.Smith DOR 18 May 42
" 1251-54 (173') 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" 27 15 Apr 42 Brown -
" 1255-59 " " 27 18 May 42 Luders -
" 1260-63 " " 27 18 May 42 L.D.Smith DOR 23 Mar 42
" 1264-65 " " 27 18 May 42 Consol. N.Y. DOR 27 Feb 42
120 PT 139-96 (80') " 26 26 Mar 42 Elco -
" 197-254 (78') " 26 25 Mar 42 Higgins -
" 255-58 (78') " 26 16 May 42 Huckins -
(PC) (1231-36) - Re-order - 16 Jun 42 Sullivan -
" (1237-40) - " - 11 Aug 42 Penn-Jersey -
" (1157-66) - " - 20 Nov 42 G.Lawley -
" (1167-70) - " - 20 Nov 42 Sullivan -
" (1171-80) - " - 27 Oct 42 L.D.Smith -
" (1237-40) - " - 21 Nov 42 Consol. N.Y. DOR 27 Feb 42

Maximum War Effort and 1799 Vessel Building Programs: Minesweepers
(Later AM orders are shown with May 1942 reorders and May 1943 program. Reallocations approved on 8 April 1942 are shown in the notes in (), there were no awards. The numbers PCE 921-60 were reused in May 1943 q.v.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
148 AM 166-77 (220') 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 26 Mar 42 Am. SB. Lorain -
" 178-91 " " 1799 28 Mar 42 Gulf Chickasaw -
" 192-99 " " 1799 26 Mar 42 Winslow Marine -
" 200-05 " " 1799 30 Mar 42 Assoc. SB. Seattle -
" 206-13 " " 1799 27 Mar 42 Gen. Engineering -
" 214-43 (180') 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" 28 14 Mar 42 Tampa (To 214-45) DOR 26 Mar 42
" 244-69 " " 28 14 Mar 42 Willamette (To 246-77)
" 270-75 " " 28 14 Mar 42 Savannah Mcy. (To 304-13)
" 276-85 " " 28 N.A. Miami SB. -
" 286-95 " " 28 N.A. Todd Galv. -
" 296-313 " " 28 14 Mar 42 Albina New contract pending. Orig 278-303
50 AMc 150-54 (APc-1) " 27 19 Feb 42 Anderson/Crist. To APc 33-7. DOR 29 Apr 42
" 155-58 " " 27 19 Feb 42 Camden SB To APc 15-18
" 159-63 " " 27 19 Feb 42 Fulton To APc 23-27. DOR 13 Mar 42
" 164-69 " " 27 19 Feb 42 Herreshoff To APc 1-6. DOR 29 Apr 42
" 170-73 " " 27 19 Feb 42 Hodgdon To APc 19-22
" 174-75 " " 27 19 Feb 42 H.G.Marr To APc 13-14
" 176-79 " " 27 19 Feb 42 Snow Reordered
" 180-81 " " 27 2 Mar 42 Warren Boat To APc 11-12
" 182-86 " " 27 13 Mar 42 Fulton To APc 28-32
" 187-92 " " 27 29 Apr 42 Lynch To APc 45-50
" 193-95 " " 27 29 Apr 42 Anderson/Crist. To APc 38-40
" 196-99 " " 27 29 Apr 42 Herreshoff To APc 7-10
(AMc) (176-79) - Re-order - 29 Apr 42 W.J.Cryer To APc 41-44
275 YMS 135-42 (136') 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 14 Mar 42 Astoria Marine -
" 143-46 " " 1799 N.A. N.A. -
" 147-50 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Western Boat -
" 151-54 " " 1799 N.A. N.A. Awarded in error
" 155-62 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Burger -
" 163-70 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Dachel-Carter -
" 171-82 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 H.C.Grebe DOR 9 Jul 42
" 183-94 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Greenport Basin -
" 195-206 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 C.Hiltebrant -
" 207-15 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 R.Jacob DOR 13 Apr 42
" 216-21 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 J.M.Martinac -
" 222-25 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Mojean & Ericson -
" 226-34 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 F.L.Sample -
" 235-40 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Stadium -
" 241-46 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Tacoma Boat -
" 247-58 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Weaver DOR 13 Apr 42
" 259-64 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 South Coast DOR 9 Apr 42
" 265-68 " " 1799 19 Mar 42 Kruse & Banks -
" 269-76 " " 1799 14 Mar 42 Bellingham DOR 13 Apr 42
" 277-80 " " 1799 27 Mar 42 Portland -
" 281-84 " " 1799 N.A. Stephens -
" (143-46) - Re-order - 27 Mar 42 San Diego Marine -
" (151-54) - " - 4 Apr 42 Campbell Mach. -
" 285-86 (136') 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" 27 27 Mar 42 Northwestern -
" 287-96 " " 27 30 Mar 42 Assoc. SB. Lake Union -
" 297-98 " " 27 N.A. Assoc. SB. Lake Union -
" 299-302 " " 27 27 Mar 42 W.F.Stone -
" 303-12 " " 27 30 Mar 42 Rice Bros. Maine -
" 313-16 " " 27 2 Apr 42 Harbor Boat DOR 13 Apr 42
" (277-78) - Re-order - Early Apr 42? J.M.Martinac DOR 14 Mar 42
" (297-98) - " - Early Apr 42? Tacoma Boat DOR 14 Mar 42
" 317-19 (136') 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" 27 9 Apr 42 South Coast -
" 320-25 " " 27 11 Apr 42 Al Larson -
" 326-33 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Ballard Marine -
" 334-41 " " 27 11 Apr 42 Seattle SB/DD -
" 342-45 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Bellingham -
" 346-57 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Gibbs -
" 358-62 " " 27 13 Apr 42 R.Jacob -
" 363-70 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Wheeler -
" 371-74 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Weaver -
" 375-82 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Greenport Basin -
" 383-88 " " 27 11 Apr 42 Colberg Boat -
" 389-92 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Stadium DOR 14 Mar 42
" 393-96 " " 27 13 Apr 42 Harbor Boat -
" 397-404 " " 27 15 May 42 H.B.Nevins -
" (281-84) - Re-order - May 42 San Diego Marine DOR 27 Mar 42
" (279-80) - " - 9 Jul 42 H.C.Grebe -
" 405-09 (136') 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" 27 9 Jul 42 H.C.Grebe DOR 11 Jul 42
(YMS) (308-12) - Re-order - 1 Jan 43 H.B.Nevins -

Maximum War Effort and 1799 Vessel Programs: Landing Ships
(LST 6,10,16,21,25 were built at Dravo Wilmington under the contract for LST 1-60.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
10 APM 9-18 (BAPM-1) 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 N.A. N.A. Number APM 9 reused for acquired ship
300 LST 1-60 (1) " 1799 23 Jan 42 Dravo Pitts. DOR 10 Feb 42
" 61-84 " " 1799 15 Jan 42 Jeffersonville DOR 25 May 42
" 85-116 " " 1799 6 Feb 42 Marietta -
" 117-56 " " 1799 6 Feb 42 St. Louis SB -
" 157-80 " " 1799 11 Feb 42 Mo. Valley Evansville DOR 16 Apr 42
" 181-260 " " 1799 N.A. N.A. (Chicago Bridge?) -
" 261-300 " " 1799 15 Feb 42 American Bridge -
" (181-96) - Re-order - 25 May 42 Jeffersonville -
" (197-236) - " - 23 Mar 42 Chicago Bridge -
" (237-52) - " - 16 Apr 42 Mo. Valley Evansville -
" (253-60) - " - 16 Apr 42 Marietta -
" (117-56) - " - 6 May 42 MissourI SB Corp. -
" (117-21) - " - 15 Oct 42 Jeffersonville -
" (122-31) - " - 15 Oct 42 Mo. Valley Evansville -
" (132-36) - " - 15 Oct 42 Chicago Bridge -
" (137-41) - " - 15 Oct 42 American Bridge -

MWE & 1799: Landing Ships. ctd.: 300 + 100 LCT:
(Initial orders, including 100 from UK Lend Lease Requisition 8039a)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
400 LCT (1-30) - Re-ordered below - 6 Mar 42 Omaha Steel To LCT 301-30
" (31-60) - " - 2 Mar 42 Decatur Iron & Steel To LCT 331-60
" (61-90) - " - 2 Mar 42 Kansas City Struct. Steel To LCT 37-66
" (91-120) - " - 2 Mar 42 Manitowoc To LCT 1-30
" (121-50) - " - 7 Mar 42 Mt. Vernon Br. To LCT 361-90
" (151-96) - " - 7 Mar 42 Jones & Laughlin To LCT 73-118
" (197-256) - " - 7 Mar 42 Quincy Barge (Miss. V.) To LCT 119-78
" (257-86) - " - 7 Mar 42 Bison To LCT 185-214
" (287-316) - " - N.A. Pidgeon-Thomas To LCT 225-54
" (317-346) - " - 17 Mar 42 Virginia Bridge Redistributed
" (347-400) - " - N.A. N.A. Redistributed

MWE & 1799: Landing Ships. ctd.: 300 + 100 LCT:
(Redistributed orders: 300 under 1799 Vess. Prog. as directed, other 100 back (?) to Lend Lease. The BUSHIPS history puts LCT 301-400 under directive of ca. 25 Apr 42, below.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
400 LCT 1-36 (1) 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 9 Apr 42 Manitowoc -
" 37-72 " " 1799 9 Apr 42 Kansas City Struct. Steel -
" 73-118 " " 1799 4 Apr 42 Jones & Laughlin DOR 7 Mar 42
" 119-84 " " 1799 11 Apr 42 Quincy Barge (Miss. V.) DOR 7 Mar 42
" 185-224 " " 1799 9 Apr 42 Bison -
" 225-60 " " 1799 7 Apr 42 Pidgeon-Thomas -
" 261-80 " " 1799 9 Apr 42 Mo. Valley Leavenworth -
" 281-300 " " 1799 9 Apr 42 Darby Products -
" 301-30 " Dec 41: UK#8039 LL 9 Apr 42 Omaha Steel DOR 6 Mar 42
" 331-60 " " LL 11 Apr 42 Decatur Iron & Steel DOR 2 Mar 42
" 361-400 " " LL 11 Apr 42 Mt. Vernon Br. -
(LCT) (249-54) - Re-order - ca. Aug 42? Quincy Barge (Miss. V.) DOR 7 Mar 42
" (255-57) - " - 17 Aug 42 Darby Products -
" (258-60) - " - 17 Aug 42 Mo. Valley Leavenworth -
" (249-60) - " - 3 Sep 42 Pidgeon-Thomas DOR 7 Apr 42

Maximum War Effort and 1799 Vessel Programs: Initial Auxiliary Orders
(NOTE: The APR type was replaced by the PCER type.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
2 ARS 28-29 (BARS-5) 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 27 Apr 42 Bellingham -
9 AT 119-27 (BAT-1) " 1799 15 Jun 42 GM (Levingston) -
11 APR 1-11 (1) 19 Jan 42: "OK HRS" - N.A. N.A. -
40 ATR 1-6 (1) " 28 3 Jun 42 Wheeler DOR 11 Jun 42
" 7-12 " " 28 12 Jun 42 F.L.Sample DOR 9 Jun 42
" 13-14 " " 28 22 Jun 42 Delaware Bay -
" 15-16 " " 28 19 Jun 42 Jakobson DOR 16 Jun 42
" 17-22 " " 28 19 Jun 42 Camden SB -
" 23-30 " " 28 19 Jun 42 Weaver -
" 31-34 " " 28 27 Jun 42 Northwestern -
" 35-40 " " 28 6 Jul 42 Lynch -
(ATR) (23-28) - Re-order - 22 Jul 42 Fulton -
" (29-30) - " - Jul 42 Wheeler DOR 3 Jun 42

Maximum War Effort Building Program: Small Auxiliaries Section

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
13 PG 72-84 Owasco class 16 Feb 42: SN 28 - Coast Guard contracts Number PG-72 reused for acquired ship
6 AOG 6-11 (1) " 28 19 Mar 42 Cargill -
9 ARS 19-27 (5) " 28 14 Mar 42 Basalt Rock -
23 ATF 96-105 (64) " 28 6 Mar 42 Charleston SB -
" 106-18 " " 28 6 Mar 42 United Eng. -
35 AVP 33-49 (10) " 28 N.A. Todd Tacoma -
" 50-67 " " 28 N.A. Lake Washington -
(ATF) (112, 116) - Re-order - 29 Apr 44 Pollock Stockton Completion
(AVP) (33-47) - " - 4 May 42 Todd Tacoma -
" (48-57) - " - 14 Apr 42 Lake Washington Ex AVP 50-59 4 May 42
" (33-47) - " - 16 Sep 42 Lake Washington DOR 14 Apr 42
" (54-55) - " - 29 Feb 44 NSY Puget Sd. Completion
" (54-55) - " - 29 Jun 45 Lake Washington Completion

Maximum War Effort Building Program: District Craft Section
(Later YN orders are shown with May 1942 reorders.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
10 YN 67-72 (57) 25 Feb 42 BSM N.A. Am. SB. Cleve. With YN 57-66
" 73-76 " " BSM N.A. Mathis With YN 77-84
20 YN 77-84 (57) 17 Jan 42: Memo 1799 N.A. Mathis With YN 73-76
" 85-96 " " 1799 N.A. Miami SB -

Maximum War Effort Building Program: Large Auxiliaries Section
(NOTE: All of the below were programmed as conversions. The contract for CVE 52-54 also included the acquisition of CVE 31-51.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
3 CVE 52-54 (C3) 9 May 42: AVB#42 28 28 Apr 42 Todd Tacoma DOR 1 May 42
4 AD 22-25 (C3) " 28 2 Dec 42 Los Angeles SB -
2 AE 8-9 (C2) " 28 21 Jul 42 Tampa -
14 AO 51-64 (T3) " 28 20 Mar 42 Beth Sp. Pt. Contract by MC
1 AS 23 (C3) " 28 9 Sep 42 Todd Tacoma Number AS-23 reused for acquired ship
4 AV 14-17 (C3) " 28 9 Sep 42 Todd Tacoma -
(AD) (22-25) - Re-order - 10 Jul 44 Todd San Pedro Yard changed owners
" (23) - " - 9 Nov 44 NSY Long Beach Completion
" (24) - " - 17 Feb 45 Beth San Pedro Completion. DOR 17 Jul 45

Maximum War Effort Building Program: Reorders of May-September 1942
(For further changes see reorders after small combatants of 28 May 43.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
(PCE) (827-66) - Re-order - 7 May 42 Pullman Vice PCE 827-76
" (867-90) - " - 7 May 42 Albina Vice AM 296-313
" (891-920) - " - 7 May 42 Willamette Vice AM 244-69
(AM) (214-45) - " - ca. May 42? Tampa DOR 30 Dec 41
" (246-54) - " - 2 May 42 Savannah Mcy. Vice AM 270-75
" (255-66) - " - 2 May 42 Am. SB. Lorain Vice AM 166-77
" (267-82) - " - 2 May 42 Gulf Chickasaw Vice AM 178-91
" (283-93) - " - 2 May 42 Gen. Engineering Vice AM 206-13
" (294-301) - " - 2 May 42 Winslow Marine Vice AM 192-99
" (302-11) - " - 2 May 42 Assoc. SB. Seattle Vice AM 200-05
(YN) (57-66) - " - 12 May 42 Everett Pacific Vice PCE 897-916
" (67-76) - " - 12 May 42 Pollock Stockton Vice PCE 937-56
" (77-80) - " - 30 Jul 42 Barbour Boat -
" (81-86) - " - 30 Jul 42 Snow -
" (87-90) - " - 30 Jul 42 Am. Car -
" (91-96) - " - 14 Sep 42 Canulette DOR 9 Feb 43

Reverse Lend Lease

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
10 PG 62-71 (Flower) - - Mar 42 RLL Acquired
4 PT 368-71 (70') - - Mar 42 RLL Acquired, ex Dutch Scott Paine type

Hyde Park Agreement. February 1942
(NOTE: The BUSHIPS history cites directive for PG 86-100 as March 1942, and directive for PG 101-10 as September 1942. Included in agreement but not acquired: 16 Western Isle class trawlers, 6 105' MMS.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
25 PG 86-100 (Flower) 20 Mar 42: UK#11244 LL 20 Jul 42 War Supplies -
" 101-10 (River) " LL 20 Jul 42 War Supplies -
15 AM 325-39 (Algerine) 4 Apr 42: AVB#39 1799 21 Aug 42 War Supplies -
8 SC 1466-73 (Fairmile) 12 Aug 42: VCNO 28 20 Aug 42 War Supplies -

Additional Submarines using previously authorized tonnage
(To introduce SS-285 design to private yards.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
7 SS 313-14 (285) 31 Mar 42: VCNO 29 10 Apr 42 Electric Boat -
" 308-12 " 11 Apr 42: SN 23 21 Apr 42 NSY Portsmouth -

Landing Ships, First Increment: "Cross-Channel" buildup
(NOTE: The BUSHIPS history includes LCT 301-400 under this directive.)

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
100 LCT 401-500 (1) ca. 25 Apr 42 BSM 13 Apr 42 New York Ship -

1943-44 Combatant Building Program: Advance Auth./Appr. for Submarines

TYPE HULLS CLASS DIRECTIVE PROG AWARD BUILDER NOTES
120 SS 315-16 (285) 13 May 42: VCNO 29 6 Jun 42 Electric Boat DOR 10 Apr 42
" 317-60 " " 30 6 Jun 42 Electric Boat DOR 10 Apr 42
" 361-80 " " 30 6 Jun 42 Manitowoc -
" 381-410 " " 30 8 Jun 42 NSY Portsmouth -
" 411-24 " " 30 8 Jun 42 NSY Mare Is. -
" 425-34 " " 30 6 Jun 42 Cramp -
(SS) (417-24) - Re-order - 22 Feb 43 NSY Portsmouth -

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