The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fred Carney (Barge), U120559, 1 Aug 1883

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At the Milwaukee Ship-yard yesterday afternoon the scow-barge which has been on the stocks for some months was launched. She is named the FRED CARNEY. Her dimensions are: Length, 150 feet; beam, 30 feet; hold 10 feet 6 inches. She is a finely modeled barge, and will carry about 500,000 feet of lumber. She will be completed and ready for sea by Sept. 1. Her owners are the Marinette Barge Line Company, and she will be towed with the other barges of the line, in the Chicago lumber trade, by the tug J.C. PERRETT.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, August, 1883
Schooner FRED CARNEY. U. S. No. 120559. Of 361.00 tons gross; 342.95 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1883. Home port, Racine, Wis. 152.2 x 30.4 x 10.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Fred Carney (Barge), U120559, 1 Aug 1883