Barlum, John J.

1909                                  John J. Barlum                                  1968

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 368
Launched April 21, 1909

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 13, 1909 (#103)
504.0 x 54.0 x30.0, 6419 GT, 4924 NT     US 206279     to:
Postal Steamship Co., Detroit MI, J. J. Barlum, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1909

Transferred 1919 to Barlum Steamship Co., Detroit MI (home port to Detroit MI)

Sold 1935 to Algoma Central & Hudson Bay Railway Co., Sault Ste. Marie ON (home port to Sault Ste. Marie ON) and renamed Algocen  (1)
Enrolled Canadian at 512.5 x 54.2 x 26.7, 6893 GT, 5032 NT     Can 158164

Remeasured 1955 to 6904 GT, 5031 NT

Sold for scrap 1968 to Steel Factors Ltd.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Cleared Levis QC June 17, 1968 with str. Hillsdale towed by German tug Bremen.  Tow arrived Santander Spain July 8, 1968.

 

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