Leonard J. Barr II Collection
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  • A.A. AUGUSTUS (1910, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: HOWARD HINDMAN; Official No.: 207074; Final Date: 1969; Dimensions (LBD): 504' x 54' x 30' ; 1910 Owned Pioneer Steamship Co 1961 Owned Hindman Transpostation Co. Ltd; renamed HOWARD HINDMAN; BR302710 1969 Scrapped in Bilbao, Spain; Original Owner: Pioneer Steamship Co; Final Location: Bilbao, Spain, Scrapped
      Other Names: HOWARD HINDMAN; Official No.: 207074; Final Date: 1969; Dimensions (LBD): ...
  • BALTIMORE (1911, Fish Tug)
        Other Names: PATRICIA MCQUEEN; MARACAIBO II; JIGGS; Official No.: 208787; Dimensions (LBD): 61' x 16' x 8' ; see link; Original Owner: Booth Fisheries Co
      Other Names: PATRICIA MCQUEEN; MARACAIBO II; JIGGS; Official No.: 208787; Dimensions (LBD): ...
  • BAYMEAD (1919, Tug (Towboat))
        Official No.: 219142; Dimensions (LBD): 142' x 28' x 15' ; 1919 Owned U.S. Shipping Board 1926 Owned Ford Motor Co 1933 Owned Government of USSR 1958-1962 Dropped from Lloyd's Register - persumed scrapped; Original Owner: U.S. Shipping Board
      Official No.: 219142; Dimensions (LBD): 142' x 28' x 15' ; 1919 ...
  • BAYAMON (1912, Propeller)
        Other Names: VACUUM; Official No.: 209741; Final Date: 28 Apr 1917; Dimensions (LBD): 247' x 43.58' x 29.25' ; see link; Original Owner: Ocean Freight Lines Inc; Final Location: Off Barra Island, Hebrides, West Scotland, Torpedoed by German submarine
      Other Names: VACUUM; Official No.: 209741; Final Date: 28 Apr 1917; Dimensions ...
  • BRANDON (1910, Package Freighter)
        Official No.: 207310; Final Date: 1948; Dimensions (LBD): 244' x 43' x 27' ; 1910 Owned Rutland Transit Co 1915 Owned New England Fuel & Transportation Co 1922 Owned Rutland-Lake Michigan Transit Co (Sullivan) 1931 Owned Gartland Steamship Co 1948 Scrapped in Chicago, IL; Original Owner: Rutland Transit Co; Final ...
      Official No.: 207310; Final Date: 1948; Dimensions (LBD): 244' x 43' x ...
  • CARL D. BRADLEY (1917, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: JOHN G. MUNSON; IRVIN L. CLYMER; Official No.: 215018; Final Date: 1995; Dimensions (LBD): 530' x 60' x 32' ; 1917 Owned Bradley Transportation Co 1927 Renamed JOHN G. MUNSON 1943 Installation of 2 water tube boilers built by Foster-Wheeler Corp. 1951 Renamed IRVIN L. CLYMER 1954 Installation ...
      Other Names: JOHN G. MUNSON; IRVIN L. CLYMER; Official No.: 215018; Final ...
  • J. OSWALD BOYD (1913, Tank Vessel)
        Final Date: 1942; Dimensions (LBD): 245' x 44' x 20' ; 1913 Owned in Great Britain 1923 Owned Pan American Petroleum & Transport Co; US 223043 1929 Owned Gotham Marine Corp. 1936 Stranded on Simmons Reef, Lake Michigan on November 11, 1936 1942 Abandoned after fire and explosion damage and ...
      Final Date: 1942; Dimensions (LBD): 245' x 44' x 20' ; 1913 ...
  • BOSTON (1913, Package Freighter)
        Other Names: J.M. DAVIS; CANOPUS; Official No.: 210990; Final Date: 1976; Dimensions (LBD): 350' x 48' x 31' ; 1913 Owned Western Transit Co 1915 Owned Great Lakes Transit Corp. 1925 Renamed J.M. DAVIS 1942 Owned U.S. Maritime Commission 1949 Owned Compagnia Argentina De Transportes; ARG 4045; renamed CANOPUS 1976 ...
      Other Names: J.M. DAVIS; CANOPUS; Official No.: 210990; Final Date: 1976; Dimensions ...
  • WILLIAM A. AMBERG (1917, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: ALBERT E. HEEKIN; SILVER BAY; JUDITH M. PIERSON; FERNGLEN; Official No.: 215708; Final Date: 1984; Dimensions (LBD): 525' x 58' x 31' ; 1917 Owned Producers Steamship Co. (Hanna) 1932 Renamed ALBERT E. HEEKIN 1937 Owned National Steel Corp (Hanna) 1955 Owned Wilson Transit Corp; renamed SILVER BAY ...
      Other Names: ALBERT E. HEEKIN; SILVER BAY; JUDITH M. PIERSON; FERNGLEN; Official ...
  • ANGOULEME (1917, Bulk Freighter)
        Official No.: 138211; Final Date: 1932; Dimensions (LBD): 251' x 43.42' x 26.42' ; see link; Original Owner: Donald Steamship Co; Final Location: Nantes, France, Scrapped
      Official No.: 138211; Final Date: 1932; Dimensions (LBD): 251' x 43.42' x ...
  • WILLIAM C. AGNEW (1911, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: GEORGE F. RAND; BEN W. CALVIN; Official No.: 208396; Final Date: 1974; Dimensions (LBD): 531' x 58' x 31' ; 1911 Owned Buffalo Steamship Co. (Mitchell) 1922 Owned American Steamship Co. (Boland & Cornelius) 1926 Renamed GEORGE F. RAND 1936 Converted to a self-unloader at American Shipbuilding, Co., ...
      Other Names: GEORGE F. RAND; BEN W. CALVIN; Official No.: 208396; Final ...
  • HERBERT F. BLACK (1916, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: JOLIET; POWERAUX MARK; Official No.: 214466; Final Date: 1964; Dimensions (LBD): 504' x 54' x 30.3' ; 1916 Owned Donner Steamship Co (Hanna) 1930 Owned Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co; renamed JOLIET 1963 Owned Power Auxiliary Corp; renamed POWERAUX MARK 1964 Scrapped in Bremen, Germany; Original Owner: Donner Steamship Co; ...
      Other Names: JOLIET; POWERAUX MARK; Official No.: 214466; Final Date: 1964; Dimensions ...
  • ALABAMA (1916, Tug (Towboat))
        Official No.: 214376; Dimensions (LBD): 71' x 20' x 12.42' ; see link; Original Owner: Great Lakes Towing Co.
      Official No.: 214376; Dimensions (LBD): 71' x 20' x 12.42' ; see ...
  • ARDGARTH (1913, Package Freighter)
        Other Names: YORKMINSTER; PATDORIS; Official No.: 135331; Final Date: 1962; Dimensions (LBD): 200.2' x 29.2' x 12.8' ; 1913 Owned Ard Coasters Ltd., Lang & Fulton, Ltd, Greenock, Scotland 1918 Owned P. MacCallum & Sons Ltd 1923 Owned Sollas Lines Ltd., London, Great Britain; renamed YORKMINSTER 1925 Owned John F. ...
      Other Names: YORKMINSTER; PATDORIS; Official No.: 135331; Final Date: 1962; Dimensions (LBD): ...
  • ARLINGTON (1910, Package Freighter)
        Official No.: 207300; Final Date: 1933; Dimensions (LBD): 244' x 43' x 27' ; 1910 Owned Rutland Transit co 1915 Owned Mystic Steamship Co; Original Owner: Rutland Transit Co; Final Location: Boston, Massachusetts, Abandoned, scrapped
      Official No.: 207300; Final Date: 1933; Dimensions (LBD): 244' x 43' x ...
  • ALLEGHENY (1910, Package Freighter)
        Other Names: GEORGE D. DIXON; CONCON; ANGOL; Official No.: 207792; Final Date: 1959; Dimensions (LBD): 350' x 46' x 30' ; 1910 Owned Erie & Western Transportation Co. 1916 Owned Great Lakes Transit Corp. 1942 Owned War Shipping Administration 1945 Owned in Chile; renamed CONCON 1954 Renamed ANGOL 1959 Scrapped ...
      Other Names: GEORGE D. DIXON; CONCON; ANGOL; Official No.: 207792; Final Date: ...
  • ALPENA (1917, Tug (Towboat))
        Other Names: DUKE LUEDTKE; Official No.: 216022; Dimensions (LBD): 68.58' x 17' x 11' ; see link; Original Owner: Great Lakes Towing Co.
      Other Names: DUKE LUEDTKE; Official No.: 216022; Dimensions (LBD): 68.58' x 17' ...
  • ANN ARBOR NO. 5 (1910, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))
        Official No.: 208261; Final Date: 1970; Dimensions (LBD): 360' x 56' x 19' ; 1910 Owned Ann Arbor Railroad 1969 Sunk as temporary breakwater at South Haven, Michigan 1969-1970 Remains removed and scrapped; Original Owner: Ann Arbor Railroad
      Official No.: 208261; Final Date: 1970; Dimensions (LBD): 360' x 56' x ...
  • ANN ARBOR NO. 6 (1917, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))
        Other Names: ARTHUR K. ATKINSON; MAITLAND NO. 2; AA NO. 6; Official No.: 214656; Dimensions (LBD): 338' x 56' x 18' ; 1917 Owned Ann Arbor Railroad Co 1958 Rebuilt at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Wisconsin: dieselized, lengthened 34', deck raised 2' 1958 Renamed ARTHUR K. ATKINSON 1982 Laid up 1984 ...
      Other Names: ARTHUR K. ATKINSON; MAITLAND NO. 2; AA NO. 6; Official ...
  • A.M. BYERS (1910, Bulk Freighter)
        Other Names: CLEMENS A. REISS; JACK WIRT; Official No.: 207504; Final Date: 1974; Dimensions (LBD): 504' x 54' x 30' ; 1910 Owned North American Steamship Co (Reiss) 1916 Owned Reiss Steamship Co 1955 Coverted to self-unloader by American Shipbuilding Co, Lorain, OH 1956 Collison with E.M. FORD 2 1/2 ...
      Other Names: CLEMENS A. REISS; JACK WIRT; Official No.: 207504; Final Date: ...
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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.