The collier MARQUETTE & BESSEMER No. 1 was launched yesterday at Buffalo. She will carry coal between Conneaut and Rondeau. There are tracks along her deck on which cars will be run on to dump the coal into her hold.
Chicago Inter Ocean
November 15, 1903
The steel collier MARQUETTE & BESSEMER No. 1 was launched at Buffalo on Saturday.
Port Huron Daily Times
Monday, November 16, 1903
MARQUETTE & BESSEMER NO.1.* Built Nov. 14, 1903 Collier Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 200537 1732 gt -998 nt 241' x 43' x 22.4'
* Renamed (b) CARROLTON - US -1937
Reduced to a barge in 1958. Scrapped at Superior, Wis., in 1961.
Union Dry-dock, Buffalo, Shipbuilding Master List
Institute for Great Lakes research
Steam screw MARQUETTE AND BESSEMER No. 1. U. S. No. 202514. Of 1,732 gross tons; 998 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1903. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 241.0 x 43.0 x 22.4 Freight service. Crew of 17. Of 850 indicated horse power.. Steel built.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909 [steam vessels]
Steam screw CARROLLTON.* U. S. No. 202514. Of 1,525 gross tons; 925 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1903. Home port, Wilmington, Del. 241.0 x 43.0 x 18.3 Freight service. Crew of 17. Of 850 indicated horse power.. Steel built. Owned by the Saginaw Dock & Terminal Co. [Del.]
*Former name MARQUETTE & BESSEMER No. 1
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1939 [steam vessels]