ROEBLING, JOHN A. (1898, Barge)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
77310
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Arch construction with transverse framing; double bottom & side tanks; duplicate of JOHN FRITZ.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
126
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Bessemer Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
436'
Beam:
50'
Depth:
24'
Tonnage (gross):
4694
Tonnage (net):
4447
Capacity:
7800 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lakeview Power Station, 10 mi. w. of Toronto, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
 Aug 1969
How:
Sunk as part of breakwater.
Notes:
Along with JOHN FRITZ & BRYNBARGE.
History

1898, Aug Launched.

1901 Owned Pittsburg Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.

1924 Tonnage change, 4152 gross/3840 net tons.

1945 C174979; 3820 gross & net tons; owned Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Ltd, Toronto, ONT.

1960 Owned Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Toronto.

1966 Laid up as grain storage, Goderich, ONT.

1968, Aug/Sep Part of breakwater.

1968, Aug Sunk.

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

ROEBLING, JOHN A. (1898, Barge)
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ROEBLING, JOHN A. (1898, Barge)