1950                                G-1                                                     1963 (19

Steel bulk freight barge

Built at Sturgeon Bay WI by Christy Corporation, Hull 367
Barge portion of integrated tug-barge unit (tug was pusher tug Carport – US 260922) designed for operation between the Great Lakes and the East Coast through the New York State Barge Canal during the Great Lakes season and on the East Coast during the winter months.

287’ LOA, 268’6” LBP, 43’6” beam, 21’ depth
1 deck

Enrolled at
287.9 x 43.6 x 18.7, 1892 GT, 1870 NT     US 261191     to:
Cargo Carriers Inc., Cleveland OH

Entered Great Lakes service Nov 1950

Sold 1963 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Aztec Chief (Panama) 1963

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 145



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