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Waldoboro Shipyard, Inc. | Maine Maritime Museum Manuscript Collection Online Catalog

Name: Waldoboro Shipyard, Inc.


Historical Note: Shipbuilding company in Waldoboro, ME, during World War II. Records of shipyard reactivated in 1941 which built four 66' harbor tugs for the U. S. Navy in 1943 and about twenty-five commercial fishing vessels and motor cruisers before going into receivership in 1947.  They also did a small amount of repair work.  Includes correspondence, ac- counts, some personnel records, contracts, specifications, purchase orders, and evidence of many vessels they bid on but did not build.  Also includes one box of records of the New York-based lumber wholesale firm of Cooney, Eckstein & Co., Inc., owned by the same family as the shipyard.





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