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Pure Nulube (Barge), U53278, 1929


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Barge 131. U. S. No. 53278. 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]


Barge [whaleback] SALEM.* U.S. No. 53278. Of 1,310 tons gross 1,265. Built at Superior, Wis., in 1893. Home port, Philadelphia, Pa. Crew of 7.
* formerly Barge 131.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911
     
     
     
Barge [whaleback] FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 4.* U.S. No. 53278. Of 1,177 tons gross 1,125. Built at Superior, Wis., in 1893. Home port, New York, N.Y. Crew of 9. [tanker]
* formerly Barge [a] 131, [b] SALEM.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1917 [unrigged vessels]
     
     
     
Barge PURE OIL No. 10.* U.S. No. 53278. Of 1,177 tons gross 1,125. Built at Superior, Wis., in 1893. Home port, Philadelphia, Pa. 261.0 x 36.0 x 22.0 Crew of 9. [tanker]
* formerly Barge [a] 131, [b] SALEM, [c] FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 4.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1927 [unrigged vessels]
     


SALEM. Built 1911 Whaleback Barge
U.S. No. 53278. 1310 gt - 1265 nt 292.0 X 36.0 X 22.0
      Built by American Steel barge Company, Superior, Wis., in 1893
      [a] 131 - U.S. - 1893
      * Renamed [b] SALEM - U.S. - 1911
      [c[ FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 4. - U.S. - 1917
      [d[ PURE OIL STEAMSHIP Co. No. 10 - U.S. - 1923
      [e] PURE NULUBE - U.S. - 1929
      Scrapped at Houston, Texas, 1946,
      Great Lakes Emgineering Works, [Ecorse], Master Shipbuilding list
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     
131.* Built June 3, 1893 Whaleback Barge - Steel
U.S. No. 53278. 1310 gt - 1265 nt 292.0 X 36.0 X 22.0
      Built by American Steel barge Company, Superior, Wis., in 1893
      * Renamed [b] SALEM - U.S. - 1912
      [c[ FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 4. - U.S. - 1917
      [d[ PURE OIL STEAMSHIP Co. No. 10 - U.S. - 1923
      [e] PURE NULUBE - U.S. - 1929
      Scrapped at Houston, Texas, 1946,
      American Barge Co., Superior, Wis., Master Shipbuilding list
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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ex Whaleback Barge 131., SALEM, FREEPORT SULPHUR No. 4., PURE OIL No. 10.
Date of Original:
1929
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McN.R.2564
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pure Nulube (Barge), U53278, 1929