MADEIRA (1900, Barge)


Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
93020
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
38
Builder Name:
Chicago Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Minnesota Steam Ship Co., Ashtabula, OH.
Ownership Notes:
Samuel Mather, President.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
436'
Beam:
50'
Depth:
24.2'
Tonnage (gross):
5039
Tonnage (net):
4667
Capacity:
7500 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gold Rock Point, near Split Rock, MN.
Lake Superior.
Date:
29 Nov 1905
Final Depth:
130'
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Bound for Duluth, Minnesota for iron ore; cut loose from steamer WILLIAM EDENBORN, blown ashore in gale & broke up; one life lost of 11. 1974 Salvaged for scrap.
History

1900, Jan 24 Calumet River, Chicago; ran Two Harbors & Duluth, MN -Ashtabula, OH & Chicago, IL.

1900, Apr 12 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1901 Owned Pittsburg Steamship Co, Cleveland, OH.

1903 Home port Duluth, MN.

1904, Jun 21 Collision with steamer PRINCETON near Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1905, Nov 29 Wrecked, Lake Superior.

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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MADEIRA (1900, Barge)