Hartnell, George E.

1896                                  George E. Hartnell                                  1937

Steel Great Lakes bulk freight barge

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Ship Building Co., Hull 19
Launched March 28, 1896

372’ LOA, 352’ LBP, 42’ beam, 27’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’

Enrolled at Detroit MI April 27, 1896 (#119)
352.0 x 44.2 x 22.3, 3265.50 GT, 3154.71 NT     US 86348     to:
Northwestern Transportation Co., Detroit MI, E. M. Peck, Mgr. (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1896

Sold Dec 15, 1916 to Morrow Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Sold 1922 to Great Lakes Transportation Co., Midland ON, James Playfair, Mgr. (home port to Midland ON).  Converted to arch construction and to steamer at Midland ON by Midland Shipbuilding Co. and renamed Glensannox.
Enrolled Canadian at 357.4 x 44.0 x 21.6, 3193 GT, 1875 NT     Can 151589

Fleet sold March 10, 1926 to Canada Steamships Ltd., Montreal QC and vessel renamed Portsmouth.

Laid up after 1933 season at Midland ON

Sold for scrap 1937 to John J. Roen, Sturgeon Bay WI.  Towed to Sturgeon Bay and scrapped there.

See history in Scanner Oct and Dec 2008 (#317)




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