John J. BARLUM U76914

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  • Schooner Barge
  • 45ffw 15m
  • 222ft Length
  • Kelley’s Island, Lake Erie
  • 41 32 40    82 38 30

Chronological History #

  • 1890 Oct 12 Launched; 228′ overall; towed by steamer KITTIE M. FORBES.
  • 1892 Jan Owned H. J. Webb & Co., Cleveland, OH.
  • 1891 Nov Damaged in heavy seas, Cleveland.
  • 1894 Feb Owned Richardson Transportation Co.; towed by steamer ROUMANIA thru 1900.
  • 1898 Nov Disabled, repaired Duluth, MN,
  • 1901 Apr Purchased by Algoma Central Railway Co., Sault St. Marie, ONT, C107490.
  • 1911 Owned Pringle Barge Line Co., Cleveland, OH.
  • 1922 Sept, 18 Foundered Marblehead, OH.

Selection of News Articles for more www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca #

BARLUM, JOHN J. Schooner. Official U. S. No.76914. Built 1890, of 1,184 Gross Tons. On Sept. 18, 1822, Schooner foundered off Marblehead, Lake Erie, and became a total loss. Of 6 persons on board, no lives were lost. 
      Loss of American Vessel Reported 
      During 1923-M.V. of U. S. A. for 1923 



JOHN J. BARLUM Built Oct. 11, 1890 Schooner – Wood 
U. S. No. 76914 1184 gt – 1125 nt 222.5′ x 40.5′ x 16.3′ 
Sank 3 5/8 miles, 32 degrees from entrance to Sandusky, Ohio, Lake Erie, September 18, 1922. Wreck removed to 30′ low water datum in May, 1923. 
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List 
      Institute for Great Lakes Research 
      Perrysburg, Ohio 

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