Progress (1880)
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Service History


"The Progress was launched as a powered bulk freighter. Converted to a crane equipped bulk freight barge at Edward Gillen Dock & Construction Company, Racine, Wisconsin in 1908. Shortened 7' and reduced in depth 6' in 1910."
Final Voyage


"The barge Progress was reported stranded in Green Bay in November of 1904. However, she must have been salvaged." "By mid-1921 the condition of this vessel (the Progress) was such that further operation appeared unsafe and further repair was not economical. Therefore, it was abandoned to rot and sink off Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Lake Michigan."
 
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