Barge No. 55 (Barge), U116493, 29 Jul 1891
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The Standard Oil Barge No. 55 was successfully launched yesterday afternoon from the yard of the American Steel Barge Company at West Superior. She is 135 feet long, 30 feet beam, 10 feet molded depth and has a capacity of 165,000 gallons.
July 30, 1891
S. O. CO. No. 55.* Built July 29, 1891 Tank Barge - Steel
U.S. No. 116493. 323 gt - 323 nt 125.0 x 30.0 x 10.0
* Renamed [b] WATER BARGE No. 1 - U.S. Navy - 1898
Sank at moorings, Guantanamo, Cuba, in January, 1917.
American Barge Co. Superior, Wis., Shipbuilding Master List
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- launch, West Superior
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- William R. McNeil
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