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Pure Detonox (Barge), U53272, 1925


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Barge 118. U. S. No. 53272. Of 1,310.82 tons gross; 1,265.92 tons net. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1891. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895. [unrigged vessels]



      Whaleback Barge BOSTON.* U.S. No. 53272. Of 1,159 tons gross; 1,115 tons net. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1891. Home port, Philadelphia, Pa. Crew of 5. Steel built.
      *Formerly barge 118.
      [Unrigged] Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1914
     
     
     
      Whaleback Barge FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 3.* U.S. No. 53272. Of 1,165 tons gross; 1,108 tons net. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1891. Home port, New York, N.Y. Crew of 9. Steel built.
      *Formerly barge [a]118, [b] BOSTON.
      [Unrigged] Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1917
     
     
     
      Barge PURE OIL STEAMSHIP Co. BARGE No. 9.* U.S. No. 53272. Of 1,165 tons gross; 1,108 tons net. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1891. Home port, Port Arthur, Tex. 261.0 x 36.0 x 22.0 Crew of 9. Tanker service. Steel built. Owned by Pure Oil Steamship Co. [Del.]
      *Formerly barge [a]118, [b] BOSTON, [c] FREEPORT SULPHUR No 3.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1925 [unrigged vessels]
     
     
     
      Barge PURE DETONOX.* U.S. No. 53272. Of 1,165 tons gross; 1,108 tons net. Built at West Superior, Wis., in 1891. Home port, Port Arthur, Tex. 261.0 x 36.0 x 22.0 Crew of 9. Steel built. Tanker service. Owned by Pure Oil Steamship Co. [Del.]
      *Formerly barge [a]118, [b] BOSTON, [c] FREEPORT SULPHUR No 3. [d] PURE OIL STEAMSHIP Co. BARGE No. 9
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1928 [unrigged vessels]
     
     
     
      118. * Built Dec. 5, 1891 Whaleback Barge - Steel
U. S. No. 53272 1310 gt - 1265 nt 265.0 x 36.0 x 22.0
      * Renamed [b] BOSTON - U.S. - 1912
      [c] FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 3 - U.S. - 1917
      [d] PURE OIL STEAMSHIP Co. BARGE No. 9 - U.S. - 1924
      [e] PURE DETONEX - U.S. - 1927
      Scrapped at Huston, Texas, in 1946.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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ex barge 118, BOSTON, FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 3, BARGE No. 9
Date of Original:
1925
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McN.R.1380
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pure Detonox (Barge), U53272, 1925