MAGNA (1896, Barge)


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
92740
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Bulk freighter, schooner rigged.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
22
Builder Name:
Chicago Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Minnesota Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
352'
Beam:
44'
Depth:
26'
Tonnage (gross):
3259
Tonnage (net):
3124
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH. Lake Erie
Date:
  1961
How:
Scrapped.
History

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steam Ship Co, Cleveland, OH.

1903, Oct 7 Collision with propeller JOHN N. GLIDDEN, St. Clair River.

1912, Jul Collision with steamer R.L. AGASSIZ, Detroit River while in tow of steamer MCDOUGALL.

1915, Aug 20 Collision with tow teamer SUPERIOR CITY at Corsica Shoal, Lake Huron.

1923 Rebuilt; 352' x 44' x 22.3'; 2886 gross ton.

1936 Owned Buckeye Steamship Co., Wilmington, DE.

1956 Owned Meritt, Chapman & Scott Corp., Cleveland, as a breakwater.

1957, Oct Raised.

1961 Owned Inland Ship Salvage Co, Ashtabula, OH.

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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MAGNA (1896, Barge)