The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Liberty (Barge), U141697, 3 Nov 1900


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The Bessemer steamer A.D. THOMPSON and barges 110 and 127 have left Ogdensburg for the ocean. The barge LIBERTY, in tow of the steamer JOHN W. GATES has left Duluth, both vessels bound for the coast. The four Algoma Central steamships going will run between Quebec and Europe during the winter but will return to the lakes in the spring.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      November 3, 1900


LIBERTY.* Built Oct. 24, 1900 Barge - Steel
U. S. No. 141697. 1944 gt - 1762 nt 246.6 x 42.0 x 21.2
Converted to Tank Barge in 1901.
      * Renamed [b] S. O. Co. No. 90 - U.S. - 1901
      Foundered September 26, 1906, bound from Port Arthur, Texas for New York; all hands [9] 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:
going to ocean
Date of Original:
1900
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Local identifier:
McN.E.11065
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Liberty (Barge), U141697, 3 Nov 1900