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Portsmouth (Barge), U53279, 1911


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Barge [whaleback] PORTSMOUTH.* U.S. No. 53279. Of 1,310 tons gross 1,265. Built at Superior, Wis., in 1893. Home port, Philadelphia, Pa. Crew of 7. Steel built.
* formerly Barge 132.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911
     
     
     
      Barge 132. U.S. No. 53279. Of 1,310.82 tons gross 1,265.92 Built at Superior, Wis., in 1893. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895. [unrigged vessels]


     
     
132.* Built June 17, 1893 Whaleback Barge - Steel
U.S. No. 53279. 1310 gt - 1265 nt 292.0 X 36.0 X 22.0
      * Renamed [b] PORTSMOUTH - U.S. - 1912
      Foundered October 4, 1927, Off Freeport, Texas.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Wis., Master Shipbuilding list
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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ex Barge 132
Date of Original:
1911
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1291
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Portsmouth (Barge), U53279, 1911