Leonard J. Barr II Collection
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  • BONAVISTA (1884, Bulk Freighter)
        Official No.: 87966; Final Date: 16 Mar 1912; Dimensions (LBD): 240' x 33.5' x 18' ; 1884 Owned Black Diamond Steamship Co. Ltd 1892 Owned Dominion Coal Co. Ltd 1912 Stranded near Briar Island, Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy See also link; Original Owner: Black Diamond Steamship Co. Ltd; Final ...
      Official No.: 87966; Final Date: 16 Mar 1912; Dimensions (LBD): 240' x ...
  • ISABELLA J. BOYCE (1889, Steambarge)
        Official No.: 100446; Final Date: 6 Jun 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 138' x 30' x 11' ; 1889 Owned J. Boyce 1900 Owned Kelley's Island Line & Tranport Co 1905 Owned J.C. Pringle 1915 Owned W. McFadden, E.F. Lundwell, & River Rouge Sand Co; rebuilt as sandsucker by Empire Shipbuilding Co., ...
      Official No.: 100446; Final Date: 6 Jun 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 138' x ...
  • BOSTON (1880, Package Freighter)
        Other Names: LAKEPORT; Official No.: 3140; Final Date: 1941; Dimensions (LBD): 263' x 35.8' x 18' ; 1880 Owned Western Transit Co 1898 Installation of 2 firebox boilers, 9' 6" x 15' 6", built by Farrar & Treft 1911 Owned Port Huron & Duluth Steamship Co 1913 Renamed LAKEPORT 1917 ...
      Other Names: LAKEPORT; Official No.: 3140; Final Date: 1941; Dimensions (LBD): 263' ...
  • ALGONQUIN (1888, Bulk Freighter)
        Official No.: 95051; Final Date: 12 Mar 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 245' x 40' x 21' ; SEE LINK; Original Owner: Canadian Northwest Steamship Co; Final Location: Near Cornwall, England, Torpedoed 65 miles west of Cornwall, England.
      Official No.: 95051; Final Date: 12 Mar 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 245' x ...
  • ALBANY (1884, Package Freighter)
        Official No.: 106306; Final Date: 7 Nov 1893; see link; Final Location: Pt. Aux Barques, Michigan; Lake Huron
      Official No.: 106306; Final Date: 7 Nov 1893; see link; Final Location: ...
  • AMERICA (1889, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: GLENSTRIVEN; Official No.: 106638; Final Date: 1924; Dimensions (LBD): 275' x 40.2' x 24' ; see link; Original Owner: Drake & Maytham
      Other Names: GLENSTRIVEN; Official No.: 106638; Final Date: 1924; Dimensions (LBD): 275' ...
  • KATE BUTTIRONI (1881, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: FALCON; Official No.: 14393; Final Date: 7 Nov 1901; Dimensions (LBD): 174.5' x 31' x 20' ; 1881 Owned K. Buttironi 1887 Installation of steeple compound engine, 20" - 42" x 33", 595 hp, built by Drydock Engine Works 1901 Owned Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co; renamed FALCON 1906 ...
      Other Names: FALCON; Official No.: 14393; Final Date: 7 Nov 1901; Dimensions ...
  • BUFFALO (1887, Tug (Towboat))
        Official No.: 3368; Final Date: 29 Apr 1907; Dimensions (LBD): 68.5' x 17.6' x 9.58' ; see links; Final Location: Portage Lake, Michigan, Holed by ice and sank
      Official No.: 3368; Final Date: 29 Apr 1907; Dimensions (LBD): 68.5' x ...
  • BRITANNIC (1888, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: SARNOR; Official No.: 3400; Final Date: 1937; Dimensions (LBD): 219' x 36' x 17' ; 1888 Owned James Davidson 1896 Rebuilt at Marine City, MI; 1319 gross tons, 1152 net tons 1899 Owned Alvin Neal et al 1912 Owned Lake Erie & Quebec Transportation Co.; C 133824; renamed ...
      Other Names: SARNOR; Official No.: 3400; Final Date: 1937; Dimensions (LBD): 219' ...
  • FAYETTE BROWN (1887, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: OMEGA; GLENMOUNT; Official No.: 120682; Final Date: 1928; Dimensions (LBD): 252' x 40' x 18' ; 1887 Owned Northwestern Transportation Co 1896 Lengthened 50' at Clark's Drydock, Detroit, MI 1910 Owned Omega Transportation Co; renamed OMEGA 1916 Owned Dakota Transportation Co 1917 Owned Montreal Transportation Co; C 138235; ...
      Other Names: OMEGA; GLENMOUNT; Official No.: 120682; Final Date: 1928; Dimensions (LBD): ...
  • T.S. CHRISTIE (1885, Steambarge)
        Official No.: 145402; Final Date: 8 Nov 1933; Dimensions (LBD): 160' x 30' x 19' 6" ; 1885 Owned Bay City & Cleveland Transportation Co 1886 Owned F.B. Wallace et al 1888 Owned E.L. Thompson 1889 Owned Peter Peterson 1902 Owned George Engelking 1906 Owned Herman H. Hettler Lumber Co ...
      Official No.: 145402; Final Date: 8 Nov 1933; Dimensions (LBD): 160' x ...
  • WILLIAM CHISHOLM (1884, Bulk Freighter)
        Official No.: 81050; Final Date: 16 Jul 1916; Dimensions (LBD): 246' x 37' x 22' ; 1884 Owned Cleveland Rolling Mills Co (Mich, Steinbrenner) 1896 Installation of 1 Scotch boiler, 14' x 13' by Cleveland Shipbuilding Co 1900 Owned Nicholas Transit Co 1907 Owned Seaboard Transportation Co 1916 Wrecked near ...
      Official No.: 81050; Final Date: 16 Jul 1916; Dimensions (LBD): 246' x ...
  • CHEROKEE (1889, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: MAPLEGROVE; JED; Official No.: 126590; Final Date: 1931; Dimensions (LBD): 209' x 36' x 14.5' ; SEE LINK; Original Owner: J. Hagan & N.C. Holland; Final Location: Fort William, Ontario, Stranded and abandoned
      Other Names: MAPLEGROVE; JED; Official No.: 126590; Final Date: 1931; Dimensions (LBD): ...
  • CAYUGA (1889, Package Freighter)
        Official No.: 126556; Final Date: 10 May 1895; Dimensions (LBD): 290' x 41' x 13.6' ; See link; Original Owner: Lehigh Valley Transit Co; Final Location: Near Ile Aux Galets, Lake Michigan, Sunk in collision; Sunk in collision with J.L. HURD near Ile Aux Galets Island in Lake Michigan on ...
      Official No.: 126556; Final Date: 10 May 1895; Dimensions (LBD): 290' x ...
  • CITY OF DETROIT (1889, Steamer)
        Other Names: CITY OF DETROIT II; GOODTIME; Official No.: 126546; Final Date: 1941; Dimensions (LBD): 286.5' x 70.1' x 14' ; See Links; Original Owner: Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co; Final Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Scrapped
      Other Names: CITY OF DETROIT II; GOODTIME; Official No.: 126546; Final Date: ...
  • CITY OF MACKINAC (1883, Steamer)
        Other Names: STATE OF NEW YORK; FLORIDA; COLUMBIA; SARI S II; Official No.: 126150; Dimensions (LBD): 203' x 32.4' x 10.5' ; See links; Original Owner: Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Co; Final Location: See links
      Other Names: STATE OF NEW YORK; FLORIDA; COLUMBIA; SARI S II; Official ...
  • CAMBRIA (1887, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: LAKELAND; Official No.: 126420; Final Date: 3 Dec 1924; Dimensions (LBD): 280' x 39' x 24' ; 1887 Owned Mutual Transportation Co 1899 Owned National Steel Co 1901 Owned Pittsburgh Steamship Co (U.S. Steel) 1910 Owned Port Huron & Duluth Transportation Co; rebuilt as a passenger/package freighter in ...
      Other Names: LAKELAND; Official No.: 126420; Final Date: 3 Dec 1924; Dimensions ...
  • CALUMET (1884, Bulk Freighter)
        Official No.: 126237; Final Date: 27 Nov 1889; Dimensions (LBD): 257' x 37' x 20' ; See link; Original Owner: Frederick L. Danforth & Pascal P. Pratt et al; Final Location: Fort Sheridan, Evanston, Illinois, Lake Michigan, Stranded and beached
      Official No.: 126237; Final Date: 27 Nov 1889; Dimensions (LBD): 257' x ...
  • CANISTEO (1886, Steambarge)
        Official No.: 126360; Final Date: 1921; Dimensions (LBD): 182' x 34' x 12' ; 1886 Owned Chicago Lumbering Co 1904 Owned A.B. MacLaren, J.A. Madigan & E.R. McCarthy 1908 Added A-frame and clamshell 1909 Owned Elie Jacques & Sons 1917 Owned United Fuel & Supply Co 1921 Dismantled See also ...
      Official No.: 126360; Final Date: 1921; Dimensions (LBD): 182' x 34' x ...
  • CLARION (1881, Package Freighter)
        Official No.: 125937; Final Date: 8 Dec 1909; Dimensions (LBD): 240' x 36' x 27' ; See link; Original Owner: Erie & Western Transportation Co.; Final Location: Near Southwest Shoals, Lake Erie, Burned
      Official No.: 125937; Final Date: 8 Dec 1909; Dimensions (LBD): 240' x ...
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Leonard J. Barr II Collection


Leonard J. Barr II of St. Clair, Michigan, worked in the finance industry by profession, but his passion was preserving Great Lakes shipping history with an emphasis of the 20th Century. His collection consists of approximately 9000 vessel photographs, negatives, slides, and glass plates, as well as hundreds of books, journals, and other ephemera relating to Great Lakes Maritime History. Mrs. Ellen Barr donated the collection to the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Collection in September 2017.