Registry and Rig Information
||SLOAN, GEORGE A.
Dimensions and Tonnage
||Converted to self unloader by Fraser Shipyards, Inc., Superior, WI; winter, 1966-1967; conversion completed June 24, 1967 (603.66 x 60.16 x 33.42; 9706 gross - 6793 net). Converted to oil firing winter 1976-77 at Fraser shipyard, Superior, WI. January 12, 1985, received tailshaft and controllable-pitch wheel from RAYMOND H. REISS.
||Launched as HILL ANNEX.Built under U.S. Maritime Commission contract, as L6-S-B1 class bulk carrier.
As GEORGE A. SLOAN: Ran aground near Mackinac Island, Lake Michigan, on October 22, 1966. Released by USCG MACKINAC and taken to Fraser Shipyards, Superior, WI, for repairs and conversion to self-unloader.
Lost her wheel off Alpena on September 23, 1984 and was towed into Bayship, Sturgeon Bay.
||Great Lakes Engineering Works
||River Rouge, MI