137 (1896, Barge)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
53284
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Superior, WI
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: whaleback
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
137
Builder Name:
American Steel Barge Company
Original Owner and Location:
American Steel Barge Company, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
345.5'
Beam:
45'
Depth:
26'
Tonnage (gross):
2,480
Tonnage (net):
2,367
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Steelco, Hamilton, ONT
Lake Ontario
Date:
  1965
How:
scrapped
History

1898, Sep 5 Sank barge MONTGOMERY, Lake St. Clair by collision

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Company

1926 Owned Peterson Steamship Company, Ltd.

19?? Owned Buckeye Steam Ship Company

1927 Owned Nassau Ship & Dredging Company

1930 Owned Great Lakes Transit Corperation, Ltd., Midland, ONT; 2,817 gross tons

1960 Owned Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd., Toronto, ONT; 351' x 45.2' x 22'; 2,817 gross tons; laid up for grain storage, Goderich, ONT

1965 scrapped

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

137 (1896, Barge)
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137 (1896, Barge)