MAIDA (1898, Barge)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
92844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Superior, WI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
142
Builder Name:
America Steel Barge Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Minnesota Steamship Co., Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
376'
Beam:
46'
Depth:
26'
Tonnage (gross):
3474
Tonnage (net):
3210
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Humberstone, ONT. Welland Canal
Date:
  1970
How:
Scrapped.
History

1898, Apr Launched, Superior, WI for iron ore trade.

1898, Jul 25 Collision with JOHN MITCHELL, Sault Ste. Marie.

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.

1900, Jul 18 Sank at Sault Ste. Marie; raised & repaired.

1925 Rebuilt as self-unloader.

1926 Owned Pringle Barge Line, Cleveland.

1929 Reconstructed by Interlake Engineering Works.

1930 Owned Pringle Barge Co., Cleveland, OH.

1947, Sep 20 Sank in high winds at Toledo; repaired.

1957 Owned Oglebay Norton Co., Cleveland.

1960 Owned Ogleby Norton, Cleveland.

1968 Scrapped, Humberstone, ONT.

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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MAIDA (1898, Barge)