KRUPP, ALFRED (1896, Barge)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
107242
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Bulk freight, transverse framing, side tanks, two bulkheads, 11 hatches, 3 holds.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Chicago Ship Building Co.
Master Carpenter:
W. I. Babcock
Original Owner and Location:
Bessemer Steam Ship Co., Dututh, MN.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion Notes:
3 masts with sails & single jib.
Dimensions
Length:
352.6'
Beam:
44.2'
Depth:
22.3'
Tonnage (gross):
3259.43
Tonnage (net):
3124.70
Capacity:
5500 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth, MN. Lake Superior
Date:
  1975
How:
Scrapped.
History

1896, Sep 6 Enrolled Duluth, MN.

1900 Towed by COLGATE HOYT.

1906, Apr 23 Aground Lime Kiln Crossing, Detroit River, coal laden, in tow of steamer GILBERT.

1909, Jun 5 Collision with ROMAN who was towing her, grounded at Detroit; repaired Duluth, MN.

1928 Owned Pittsburg Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH; home port Duluth, MN.

1936 Owned Canadian, C158640, 352 x 44.16 x 23'.

1953, Apr 17 Broke from steamer MOHAWK DEER on Lake Superior, lost rudder, towed backwards 50 miles to shelter by tug FAVORITE.

1960 Owned Mohawk Navigation Co., Ltd., Montreal, QUE.

1972, May 16 Temporary breakwater, Ludington, MI.

1973, Summer Brought to Duluth for scrapping.

1975 Scrapped, Duluth, MN.

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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