1895                                  Marcia                                  1966

Steel Great Lakes bulk freight barge

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Ship Building Co., Hull 12
Launched Jan 31, 1895

318’6” LOA, 302’ LBP, 40’ beam, 24’6” depth
2 decks, hold beams, hatches @ 24’

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Apr 13, 1895 (#51)
302.0 x 40.2 x 19.6, 2237.48 GT, 2132.40 NT     US 92638     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 1895

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)

Sold Oct 18, 1923 to J. T. Hutchinson, Cleveland OH.  Resold Oct 30, 1923 to Detroit Sulphite Transportation Co., Detroit MI

Renamed Mitschfibre 1924

Fleet sold 1939 to Driftwood Lands & Timber Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie ON (home port to Sault Ste. Marie ON)
Enrolled Canadian 302.3 x 40.1 x 19.7, 2157 GT, 2061 NT     Can 171061

Remeasured 1947 to 302.4 x 40.2 x 19.7

Sold 1954 to Hindman Transportation Co., Owen Sound ON

Sold 1966 to A. J. Frank & Son Ltd. for grain storage at Owen Sound ON and retired from active service.

Sold 1966 to Acme Scrap Iron & Metal Co., Ashtabula OH for scrap.  Towed Nov 1966 to Ashtabula and scrapped there.



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