HOLLEY, ALEXANDER (1896, Barge)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
107237
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Superior, WI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Whaleback.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
139
Builder Name:
American Steel Barge Co.
Master Carpenter:
A. McDougall
Original Owner and Location:
Bessemer Steam Ship Co., Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
361.5'
Beam:
46'
Depth:
22'
Tonnage (gross):
2721
Tonnage (net):
2553
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1965
How:
Scrapped, broken up.
History

1896, Aug 31 Enrolled Duluth, MN; last whaleback built.

1898, Jul 3 Released somewhat damaged, Sault Ste. Marie, MI; to drydock at Duluth, MN, no details of stranding.

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co, Cleveland, OH.

1926 Owned Bunce Transit Co, Mentor, OH.

1927 Owned Commonwealth, Fort Peterson MSR, Cleveland.

1929 Owned Bunce Transit Co, Mentor.

1930 Owned Schneider Steamship Co, Mentor; 368.42 x 46.16 x 22', 2947 gross / net tons.

1930 Owned Great Lakes Transit Co, Midland, ONT.

1931 Owned Midland Steamships, Ltd, Midland.

1938 Owned Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co, Ltd, Toronto, ONT.

1960 Owned Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd., Toronto; C154864.

1965 Broken up Hamilton, ONT with Barge 137.

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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HOLLEY, ALEXANDER (1896, Barge)