1900                                  Marsala                                  1956 (19

Steel Great Lakes bulk freight barge

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Ship Building Co., Hull 39
Launched Mar 24, 1900

450’7” LOA, 436’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’6” depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’

Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 12, 1900 (#136)
436.0 x 50.2 x 24.2, 5039 GT, 4667 NT     US 93021     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 1900

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

Cargo hold rebuilt 1926 to arch construction at Conneaut OH
Remeasured to 24.6 depth and 4346 GT, 4209 NT

Sold 1940 to Buckeye Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. (home port to Wilmington DE)

Sold 1956 to River & Gulf Transfer Co. for off-Lakes service.  Towed down Illinois and Mississippi Rivers to the Gulf of Mexico



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