The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Berkshire (Barge), U53256, 1905


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Barge JOHN SCOTT RUSSELL.* U.S. No. 53256. Of 1,192.20 tons gross; 1,132.56 tons net. Built at Duluth, Minn., in 1889. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      * Formerly Barge 103. [whaleback]
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1896 [unrigged]
     
     
      Barge BERKSHIRE.* U.S. No. 53256. Of 1,192 tons gross; 1,132 tons net. Built at Duluth, Minn., in 1889. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. Crew of 7. [whaleback]
      *Formerly [a] barge 103, [b] barge JOHN SCOTT RUSSELL.
      [Unrigged] Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906 [Unrigged]
     
     
     
     
      103. * Built Oct. 5, 1889 Whaleback Barge - Steel
U. S. No. 53256 1192 gt - 1132 nt 253.0 x 36.0 x ----
      * Renamed [b] JOHN SCOTT RUSSELL - U.S. - 1895
      [C] BERKSHIRE - U.S. - 1905
Foundered May 23, 1909, off Sandy Hook, N.J.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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ex barge 103, JOHN SCOTT RUSSELL
Date of Original:
1905
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McN.R.973
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Berkshire (Barge), U53256, 1905