101 (1888, Barge)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
53249
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Duluth, MN
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: whaleback; first whaleback built; first steel vessel built in Duluth; bow & stern built in Wilmington, DE
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
101
Builder Name:
Alexander McDougall
Original Owner and Location:
Alexander McDougall, et al, Duluth
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
178'
Beam:
25.1'
Depth:
12.7'
Tonnage (gross):
428.30
Tonnage (net):
412.32
Final Disposition
Final Location:
30 miles off Seal Island, ME
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
3 Dec 1908
History

1889-90 Rebuilt, lengthened, 191', 455 gross tons, The American Steel Barge Company, Duluth, MN

1890, May 15 Owned American Steel Barge Co., Buffalo, NY; readmeasured 191' x 21.01 x 12.07', 455.71 gross tons

1892, Apr Aground, Lime Kiln, Detroit, filled with water, work of raising began at once

1901 Owned Tonawanda Iron & Steel Co., Tonawanda, NY

1903 Went to Atlantic Coast

1908, Dec 3 Foundered Atlantic Ocean

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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101 (1888, Barge)