Norton, David Z. 1

1898                                  David Z. Norton      1                                  1957

Steel Great Lakes bulk freight barge

Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 73
Launched April 9, 1898

378’ LOA, 369’ LBP, 44’ beam, 26’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 3, 1898 (#73)
369.4 x 45.0 x 22.5, 3250.94 GT, 2926.19 NT     US 157506     to:
Wilson Transit Co., Cleveland OH, Thomas Wilson, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1898

Renamed Sagamore (2) 1904

Sold 1903 to Huron Barge Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. (home port to Ashtabula OH)

Fleet merged 1913 into Interlake Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Sold Dec 30, 1922 to Pringle Barge Line Co., Cleveland OH

Sold 1940 to Copper Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, C. W. Bryson, Mgr.

Sold 1946 to India Navigation Co., Cleveland OH, C. W. Bryson, Mgr.

Sold 1947 to Paterson Steamships Ltd., Fort William ON (home port to Fort William ON) and renamed Kenordoc (2)
Enrolled Canadian at 366.0 x 44.2 x 22.4, 3299 GT, 3045 NT     Can 173182

Fleet renamed N. M. Paterson & Sons Ltd. 1951

Sold for scrap 1957 to Steel Company of Canada.  Scrapped at Hamilton ON.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Sept 1971 (#187)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 346



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