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Providence (Barge), U53271, 1927


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Barge [whaleback] PROVIDENCE.* U.S. No. 53271. Of 1,310 tons gross 1,265. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1891. Home port, Philadelphia, Pa. Crew of 7. Steel built
* formerly Barge 117.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911
     
     
     
      Barge 117. U.S. No. 53271. Of 1,310.82 tons gross 1,265.92 Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1891. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Steel built
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895 [unrigged vessels]
     
     
     
117. * Built Nov. 14, 1891 Whaleback Barge - Steel
U. S. No. 53271 1310 gt - 1265 nt 265.0 x 36.0 x 22.0
      * Renamed [b] PROVIDENCE - U.S. - 1912
      Sold reportedly to British buyers in 1929. Ultimate disposition unknown.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.
     


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ex Barge 117
Date of Original:
1927
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1292
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Providence (Barge), U53271, 1927