MANILA (1899, Barge)


Year of Build:
1899
Official Number:
92950
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Barge
Note: Freight Barge, arch construction, tranverse framing & side tanks; 3 watertight bulkheads, 4 holds, 14 hatches, 8' x 34' 8" @ 24' centers.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
36
Builder Name:
Chicago Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Minnesota Steam Ship Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Length:
436'
Beam:
50.16'
Depth:
24.42'
Tonnage (gross):
5039
Tonnage (net):
4667
Final Disposition
Date:
  1978
How:
Scrapped.
History

1899, Jun 7 Launched.

1900, Nov 14 Sunk at entrance to Canadian Soo Channel.

1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland, OH.

1905, Nov 28 MANILA towing steamer LAFAYETTE, both beached on Lake Superior.

1906, Sep 11 Drydocked Toledo, OH; main mast taken off.

1926 Rebuilt side tanks, Jacksonville, FL.

1940 Owned Buckeye Steamship Co., Cleveland.

1956 Owned River & Gulf Transfer Co., Madison, KY; ran New Orleans - Tampa in coal & chemical trade..

1963, Mar Owned Southeastern Rail & Steel Co., Jacksonville, 399.42 x 50.16 x 24.16', 4218 gross / 4191 net tons.

1964 Owned Fletcher Transportation Corp. & Gulf Atlantic Towing Corp., Jacksonville, FL.

1966 Owned Julf Atlantic Transport Corp., Jacksonville.

1978, May 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

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MANILA (1899, Barge)