1898                                  Maia                                  1956 (1961)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freight barge

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Ship Building Co., Hull 33
Launched Aug 27, 1898

390’ LOA, 376’ LBP, 48’ beam, 26’ depth
2 decks, hold beams, hatches @ 24’

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Aug 29, 1898 (#13)
376.0 x 48.2 x 22.4, 3804 GT, 3442 NT     US 92894     to:
Minnesota Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. (home port Ashtabula OH)
Fleet owned by Minnesota Iron Mining Co. (parent company controlled by J. P. Morgan’s Federal Steel Co. 1900-1901)

Entered service 1898

Fleet merged spring 1901 into Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth MN, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr.

Cargo hold rebuilt 1924 to arch construction at Fairport OH
Remeasured to 22.3 depth and 3350 GT, 3137 NT

Sold 1936 to Buckeye Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. (home port to Wilmington DE)

Sold 1956 for breakwater to Merritt, Chapman & Scott Corporation and sunk as a temporary breakwater at Bay Village OH in Aug.  Raised Oct 1957 and towed to Milwaukee WI

Scrapped winter 1961-1962 at Ashtabula OH



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