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1905                                  Ball Brothers                                  1963

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 333
Launched Dec 22, 1904

500’ LOA, 480’ LBP, 52’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1600 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Feb 3, 1905 #23)
480.0 x 52.0 x 30.0, 5733 GT, 4438 NT     US 201695     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Reenrolled at Duluth MN March 27, 1905 (#28) to:
Globe Steamship Co., Duluth MN, G. A. Tomlinson, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Entered service 1905

Fleet reincorporated in Indiana late 1931 as Globe Steamship Corporation (home port to Chicago IL)

Tomlinson fleets merged 1954 into Tomlinson Fleet Corporation, Cleveland OH (home port to Wilmington DE)

Sold for scrap 1963 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Sailed under her own power to Hamilton ON, where she was scrapped winter 1963-1964.

 

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