Sea Witch Directory

Nancy's Sea Witch List

This list, compiled and contributed to this site by Nancy and Greg Jordan, includes all Sea Witches known to have been built, though it remains a work in progress. There may be more home builds yet to be discovered.

Vessels highlighted have a link to their own page. Vessels in red text have been lost. Please send corrections or additional information to greg@jordandesign.net.

To be sure to get your information for this page to this site, please write to webmaster@heritech.com.

Email contact addresses have been added to the owners' column where the name appears as a link – or see "Sea Witch Email Directory" below.


#

VESSEL NAME
(Previous Names)

Year
Built

YARD

Type
Rig

NOTES

Last Known
LOCATION
(Previous Location)

OWNER(S)
(Previous Owners)

1

Sea Witch

1937

Wilbo

Ketch
Gaff

Doc.# 587386
Won TransPac1951 [Time Magazine]

Titusville, FL
(San Diego)
(Newport Beach, CA)
(Los Angeles)

Mike Gebhardt
(Bill Mansfield)
David and Jennifer Snow)
(Henry & Barbara Whittier)
(Robert & Sandy Driscoll)
(Godwin & Deborah Pelissero)
(Haldane & Dorothy Douglas)

2

Sea Rover

1939

Wilbo

Ketch
Gaff

Angelman owned, rumor has it that Sea Rover sank in Hawaii but was salvaged

Reportedly in
Nawiliwili Harbor 
Hawaii

Unknown 
 
(Les Albright)
(Hugh Angelman)

3

Sea Queen

1945

Wilbo

Ketch
Gaff

Skippered by Dave Lee, Jr.
1950-1951
Current status unknown

Southern California

Original owner
Fred Harris

4

Sea Belle

1946

Wilbo

Ketch
*Marconi

Doheny and Smith raced TransPac 1955. Main Mast was snapped off near Catalina. *Re-rigged by Charles D. Mower as Marconi

  Lakewood Club
Seabrook, Texas
(Dana Point, CA)

Jack Oldrin
(Dr. Ted & Lori Thompson)  (CharlesBudSmith-1967)
 (Larry Doheny-1949)
(Robert E. Carlson 1946)

5

Golden Hind

1959

Built by Robert Williams Reed, at Gardena, CA

Ketch
Gaff

Built by Robert Carlson - (Hugh's son-in-law)
Centered propellor

  Bristol, ME 
 (Los Osos, CA)

  John Eddyblouin
(Roger/Vickie Marlin)
(Chuck/ Helen Tragesson)
 (Lyle/ Norma Grahm)
(May Donaldson)

6

Pyewacket
(Stepchild)
(Tara)

1951

 Venice CA
Figueroa St.

Ketch
Gaff

Built by Bill Preist-(foreman for WILBO) as his personal boat. Keel was laid '46-47-launched in 1951. Doug Fir Planks The Darlings sold her in 1994 to a Yacht Broker from San Diego

  ?
San Diego (LKL)

  ?
(San Diego Broker)
 (Mike & Jill Darling)
(Dennis Burns)

7

Sea Foam

1951

Santa Monica, CA
Yard

Ketch
Gaff

Doc. # 546411
Builder- Don Alfred Barilotti Herb & Nancy Payson-"Blown Away"

  Port Townsend, WA
(Wilmington CA.)

  Robert Buteux 
(Mike Novak)
 (Rick Brown)
(Herb & Nancy Payson)
(Ernie Copp)

8

Sea Mist
(Joy's Witch)
(Lile Havrue)

1957

Mass Brothers
Denmark

Ketch
Gaff

Built at the William Jansen Yard in Denmark

Fremantle, W. Aust. 
(Lummi Island, WA)
 
(Newport Beach CA.)

Doug Grewar
Mark Robertson 
(Dave & Jan Peters)
(
Doug Templin)
(Austin Joy)
(Arthur Peterson)  

9

The "Other" Sea Witch

1959

Gardena, CA

Ketch
Gaff

Doc. # 514842
Nelson Freeman

  San Diego, CA

Jack H. Cobeen

10 Sea Chantey 1960  AM (HK) Ketch
Gaff  
sw35-#5   Cape Cod Brad Pease
(A.J. Fields)

11

Sea Rogue

1960

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw35-#1
Doc. # 502217

  Port Ludlow , WA.

  Paul Moseley
(John Parish)

12

Sea Lure

1960

AM (HK)

Ketch

AK 7687 P
sw35-#6

  Tenekee Springs, AK 
(San Diego)

  Gordon Chew/A. Connelly 
(Dennis Collins)
(Walter Sheers)

13

Sea Forth

1960

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw35-#3

  Dana Point

  Dale & Laura LaVoie
(Al & Joan Cox)

 14

Hannah Girl
(Lua Lan)
(Sea Dart)

1961

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw35-#4
Doc. # 2858322

Petersburg, AK

Helen Lingley,
Jeff Berg & Beth Campbell
 
(Ken and Sandy Dorman)
(Daniel Wrightinton)

15

Sea Spirit

1961

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw35-#6

  St. Mary's, MD
(Baltimore)

  James & Valerie Bonham
(Michael S. Biss)
 (Thomas Cooper)
(Dave Easley)
(James Higson)

16

Sea Quest

1961

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw35-#7
Doc. # 512450

  Los Gatos, CA
(San Diego)

  Stephen Carlson
(Patrick  Blaylock)
(Bob & Eileen Andjulis)

17

Sea Dragon

1961

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw-35 #8,
George owned
Sam L. Morris Boat Yard
Vessel has Pilot House

  Newport Beach, CA

  George Hylkema
(Harry Brickman)

18

Southern Cross

1961

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw35-#9  
Doc.# 971074
 

  New Zealand

Ed and Stacy McDonald
 (Robby & Lorraine Coleman)
(Lew & Jeanie Corwin)

19

Morning Star

1962

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

NC-4817-CW
sw35-#10
Doc. #289539

Charleston, S.C.
Wanchese, NC 
(Florida)
(Essex, CT)

Jeff Tracy
(Bo Hanna)
(Lawrence Crooks)
(Philip S. Major)
(Clyde B. Gordon) 

20

Sea Trek

1961?

AM (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

sw35-#?
Broken up in Raiatea 1998

  Raiatea

 

21

Sea Comber

1964

Cheoy Lee (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

No. 295353

Jervis Bay
Australia

Tillian Clegg 

22

Sea Pirate

1964

Cheoy Lee (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

?

  Roche Harbor
San Juan Island, WA

  Gero D. Gero
(John &Virginia Langdon)

23

Grand Turk

1966

Cheoy Lee (HK)

Ketch
Gaff

Doc. # 504616

  Houston , TX

  Dennis A. Locke

24

Erika

1965

 San Fransisco
William G. Wiser

Ketch
Gaff

Doc. # 505898

  San Francisco

Mark Craven

25

Anitra

1965

CT Chen Yard (Taiwan)

Ketch
Gaff

Doc.# 505479
CF 8061 SK
Hull#1

  San Pedro
(King Harbor)

  Mike Griffin
(IM Williamson)

26

Ta'Aroa

1966

CT Chen Yard (Taiwan)

?

?

  ?
Oxnard

  ?
(Augie/Helen Ponce deLeon)

27

Hestviken

1966

CT Chen Yard (Taiwan)

Ketch
Gaff

On Mooring

  S.I., San Diego

  Dwight Alderdyce

28

Sea Fever

1968

Saigon, Vietnam

Ketch
Gaff

Doc.# 552689

  Elizabeth City, NC

  Craig C. Barclay    

29

Sea Voyager
(Paula Jo)

1973

 Junction City, OR

Ketch
Gaff

Built by RH Deurmeter
Doc. # 657240
Fir Decks, Cedar Planks on Oak frames/Galvanized
Centered Propeller Shaft

  Chula Vista
Going to San Francisco

Mike Russell 
(Jimmy Kenniston)
(Tim Fowle)
(Edward A. Urbanec)

30

Sea Drift

1974

Whittier CA.
Patty

Ketch
Gaff

Doc. # 559393
Hull # 25
Centered Propeller Shaft

  Southern California

Luke Patty 

"AM (HK)" is American Marine (Hong Kong)

This database was compiled using various data sources, public records and independent research.  Although we cannot verify all information to be completely accurate, we believe that the information contained herein provides one of the most accurate and comprehensive list of Sea Witch data available to-date.   We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to all past and present Sea Witch owners whose love and appreciation of these fine vessels has made this “draft” database of Sea Witch information available.

- Greg and Nancy Jordan  

 

Email: greg@jordandesign.net



 

 

SEA WITCH COMMUNITY EMAIL DIRECTORY

BOAT OWNER EMAIL ADDRESS
Sea Witch Mike Gebhardt
shamrockskipper@yahoo.com
Sea Belle Jack Oldrin joldrin@yahoo.com

Golden Hind

John  Eddyblouin edblouin@tidewater.net
Sea Mist Doug Grewar doug.grewar@bigpond.com 

Sea Rogue

Paul Moseley  moseley007@yahoo.com
Sea Foam Robert Buteux  

Sea Quest

Stephen Carlson SEAQWST@aol.com

Sea Dragon

George Hylkema seeseadragon@yahoo.com
Sea Lure Gordon Chew and Anne Connelly

gordon_chew@msn.com
 sealure34@hotmail.com

Southern Cross Ed and Stacy McDonald ed@elmgroupinc.com

Hestviken

Dwight Alderdyce dalderdyce@hotmail.com
Sea Voyager Mike Russell

spottedhuman@yahoo.com

Hannah Girl Jeff Berg & Beth Campbell freedommudbrody@yahoo.com
Morning Star Jeff Tracy jtreedaddy@yahoo.com
Sea Spirit James  & Valerie Bonham seaspirit1963@gmail.com
Sea Pirate Gary Gero garygero@rockisland.com 
Sea Comber Tillian Clegg tillian@tillianart.com
Anitra Michael Griffin mevysen@yahoo.com
Sea Witch (2) Jack H Cabeen jcabeen@hotmail.com

Former Sea Witch Owners and Other Interested (or Interesting), Parties.
Note: Linked Name indicates linked website.

Sea Queen Bob Zetterberg (Former Crew) desron21@att.net
Southern Cross Robby & Lorraine Coleman* capnrobby@yahoo.com
Sea Mist Mark Robertson* mark@remuda.com.au 
Sea Mist David & Janet Peter* seamist36@mac.com 
Sea Mist Doug Templin * doug@dougtemp.com
Sea Dragon Harry Brickman (1st owner) hbrickma@ucla.edu
Sea Foam Herb & Nancy Payson (Site)* herb@herbpayson.com
Lobo de Mar1 Greg Jordan* greg@jordandesign.net
Leeway2 William Heritage* boomer@gulftel.com
Sea Rogue Robert Hogan (former crew) bobhogan@msn.com 
A "Sea Spirit" James McAlister-Roberts labelthis@gmail.com
"Mithrandir" Nancy Dalton (former owner) ndalton02@verizon.net

* Former owners.
1
Lobo de Mar is an Angelman/Ward "Sea Spirit"
2 Leeway was built at Wilbo by David Lee for himself. Photos on wilbo page.

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