MAIA (1898, Barge)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
92894
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
33
Builder Name:
Chicago Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Minnesota Steamship Co., Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
376'
Beam:
48'
Depth:
26'
Tonnage (gross):
3804
Tonnage (net):
3442
Final Disposition
Date:
  1962
How:
Scrapped.
History

1898, Aug Launched, South Chicago for ore trade.

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co, Duluth.

1905, Nov 29 Ashore near Split Rock, MN, Lake Superior with heavy damage; recovered & repaired.

1924 Rebuilt, readmeasured 3350 gross/ 3177 net tons, 376 x 48.16 x 22.25'.

1939 Owned Buckeye Steamship Co, Cleveland.

1956 Sold as breakwater, owned Merritt, Chapman & Scott Corp, Cleveland.

1962 Raised & scrapped, Ashtabula, OH.

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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MAIA (1898, Barge)