1897                                  Carrington                                  1967

Steel Great Lakes bulk freight barege

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Ship Building Co., Hull 26
Launched March 20, 1897

366’ LOA, 352’ LBP, 44’ beam, 26’ depth
1 decks, hold beams, hatches @ 24’

Enrolled at Chicago IL March 25, 1897 (#28)
352.0 x 44.2 x 21.8, 3180.92 GT, 2861.30 NT     US 127172     to:
C. W. Elphicke, Chicago IL

Entered service 1897

Sold 1900 to Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth MN (home port to Duluth MN)
(This fleet was founded in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie to compete with John D. Rockefeller’s Bessemer Steamship Co.  When the United States Steel Corporation was founded in early 1901, the 99 vessels in five other fleets joined the thirteen vessels then in this fleet to become the ore-carrying arm of the Corporation, at 112 vessels the largest fleet on the Great Lakes.)

Sold Oct 20, 1924 to Detroit Sulphite Transportation Co., Detroit MI

Renamed Cordova  (2) 1927

Sold 1939 to Driftwood Lands & Timber Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie ON (home port to Sault Ste. Marie ON) and renamed Delkote.
Enrolled Canadian at 352.2 x 44.2 x 21.8, 3106 GT, 2995 NT     Can 171062

Sold 1955 to Hindman Transportation Co., Owen Sound ON (home port to Owen Sound ON)

Sold for scrap 1967 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Scrapped 1969 at Port Colborne.



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