DULUTH (1872, Barge)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
163495
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Barge
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Tonnage (gross):
142
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth, MN.
Lake Superior.
Date:
12 Oct 1918
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Tied at dock, destroyed by forest fire which swept dock area.
History

1908 Described as scow; home port Duluth, MN; 142 gross / 142 net tons.

1912, Jul 14 Sank one mile off Ontonogon, MI, Lake Superior; owned Northern Dredge & Dock Co., Duluth, MN; crew rescued by tugs ELLA G. STONE & CHARLEY FERRIS.

1918, Oct 12 Burned by forest fire, Duluth, MN.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Beesons Marine Directory
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
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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DULUTH (1872, Barge)