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Searsport (Barge), U53280, 1911


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SEARSPORT. Built 1911 Whaleback Barge
U.S. No. 53280. 1310 gt - 1265 nt 292.0 X 36.0 X 22.0
      Built by American Steel barge Company, Superior, Wis., in 1891
      [a] 133 - U.S. - 1893
      * Renamed [b] SEARSPORT - U.S. - 1911
      Foundered one mile south of Fire Island, N. Y., with all hands, November 12, 1811; five lives lost.
      Great Lakes Emgineering Works, [Ecorse], Master Shipbuilding list
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     
     
133.* Built June 17, 1893 Whaleback barge - Steel
U.S. No. 53280 1310 gt -1265 nt 292.0 x 36.0 x 22.0
      * Renamed (b) SEARSPORT -U.S. -1910
Foundered November 12, 1911, 1 mile south of Fire Island, N.Y. ; all hands (5) lost.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Wis. Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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Notes:
ex Whaleback Barge No. 133.
Date of Original:
1911
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Local identifier:
McN.R.2565
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Searsport (Barge), U53280, 1911