The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Arcturus (Propeller), U202867, 1914


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Steam screw ARCTURUS.* U. S. No. 202867. Of 7,159 tons gross; 5,744 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1906. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 514.0 x 54.0 x 27.1 Freight service. Crew of 24. Of 1,500 indicated horse power. Steel built.
* formerly steam screw JAMES B. WOOD.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1914
     
     

Steam screw JAMES B. WOOD. U. S. No. 202867. Of 7,159 tons gross; 5,744 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1906. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 514.0 x 54.0 x 27.1 Freight service. Crew of 23. Of 1,500 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906 [steam vessels]
     

     
     
JAMES B. WOOD.* Built December 23, 1905 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 202867 7159 gt -5744 nt 514' x 54' x 27.1'
* Renamed (b) ARCTURUS - US -1913
While under tow for Europe and scrapping, broke tow line in position 46.10 degrees N. x 8.50 degrees W., off Azores, and foundered on January 11, 1962.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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ex JAMES B. WOOD
Date of Original:
1914
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McN.R.1299
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Arcturus (Propeller), U202867, 1914