129 (1893, Barge)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
53276
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Superior, WI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: whaleback
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
129
Builder Name:
American Steel Barge Company
Original Owner and Location:
American Steel Barge Company, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
292'
Beam:
36'
Depth:
22'
Tonnage (gross):
1,310
Tonnage (net):
1,265
Final Disposition
Final Location:
off Vermillion Point, MI
Lake Superior
Date:
13 Oct 1902
Final Depth:
125 feet
How:
rammed by towing steamer MAUNALOA
Final Cargo:
iron ore
History

1902 Owned United States Steel Corperation

1902, Oct 13 Sunk by collision in gale

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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129 (1893, Barge)