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USED Crane Barge Milwaukee

Non-self Propelled Crane Barge:
  • Built in 1924 by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, WI.
  • Launched, 1924
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers District, unknown
  • Christened, commissioned and place in service in 1924 as USED Crane Barge Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee operated on the Great Lakes
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, to Luedtke Equipment Co.
  • Sold, date unknown to Great Lakes Towing Co.
  • Final Disposition, unknown
    Displacement 670 t.
    Length 172'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 11.5'
    Crane Lift Capacity unknown
    Machinery diesel

    Wisconsin Maritime Museum
    Historical Collection of the Great Lakes, Bowling Green State University
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    44k USED Crane Barge Milwaukee working at Ottawa Beach, Holland, MI., date unknown John Spivey
    45k USED Crane Barge Milwaukee working on the Great Lakes, date unknown John Spivey

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