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SHIP NAME: Pacific Sapphire. KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
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The 1994 built Pacific Sapphire lost steering and grounded in the Mobile Ship Channel on 22 August. No damage or pollution was reported. The crude oil tanker was refloated, effected repairs to its steering gear and proceeded to berth at Mobile. After inspected by a surveyor, the vessel sailed from the Shell Dock in Mobile and toward part Arthur on 25 August.


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Sounds like the ship was loaded, maybe a lighter.