Frank C. Ball (Propeller), U202770, aground, 19 Apr 1906
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STEAMER FRANK C. BALL GOES ON THE ROCKS.
Sault Ste. Marie, April 20. - Through the breaking of her steering gear the steamer FRANK G. BALL stranded on the rocks near Dark Hole. The forward compartment is leaking. The tug GENERAL has gone to her assistance.
Divers yesterday made an examination of the sunken steamer ZIMMERMAN to estimate the cost of raising her. Bids for the work will be received by the underwriters, and the work of raising the vessel will begin as soon as the contract has been let.
Buffalo Evening News
Friday, April 20, 1906
FRANK C. BALL.* Built December 9, 1905 Bulk Carrier
U.S. No. 202770. 6909 gt - 5459 nt 513.0 x 56.2 x 30.0
* Renamed [b] J.R. SENSIBAR - U.S. - 1930
Converted to sand dredge, 1930
Converted to self-unloader, 1941.
Lengthened 60 feet, 1961.
Great Lakes Emgineering Works, [Ecorse], Master Shipbuilding list
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- William R. McNeil
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