Bartow, J.H.

1907                                  J. H. Bartow                                  1961

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 169
Launched Feb 9, 1907

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1650 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI March 25, 1907 (Temp #42)
504.0 x 54.2 x 31.0, 6316 GT, 5021 NT     US 203941     to:
Erie Steamship Co., Erie PA, E. D. Carter, Mgr. (home port Erie PA)

Entered service 1907

Sold Dec 13, 1915 to Grand Island Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgr. (home port to Grand Island MI)

Renamed Pioneer  (2) 1918

Fleet transferred 1921 to Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co. (home port to Fairport OH)

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1959 to Nicholson Transit Co., Detroit MI

Sold for scrap 1961 to Hyman Michaels Co.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.  Towed to Europe for scrapping.



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