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Virginia Limited (Propeller), U216036, 1921


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Steam screw VIRGINIA LIMITED.* U. S. No. 216036. Of 1,948 tons gross; 1,157 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1918. Home port, Newport News, Va. 251.0 x 43.8 x 18.5 and a crew of 27. Freight service. Of 1,300 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly steam screw LAKE ARTHUR.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1923 [Steam vessels]



Steam screw LAKE ARTHUR. U. S. No. 216036. Of 1,948 tons gross; 1,157 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1918. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 251.0 x 43.8 x 18.5 and a crew of 50. Freight service. Of 1,300 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1920. [Steam vessels]



LAKE ARTHUR* (WAR PALM) Built Feb. 16, 1918 Ocean Steamer - Steel
U. S. No. 216036 1948 gt - 1157 nt 251' x 43.8' x 18.5'
* Renamed (b) VIRGINIA LIMITED - US - 1921
      (c) VIRGINIA LIMITED - Brit - 1930
      (d) VALENTINE - Latvia - 1930
      (e) SESOSTRIS - Estonia - 1932
      (f) SESOSTRIS - Germany - 1935
Taken by occupation forces in Germany, 1945; scuttled in North Sea, November 17, 1945, with gas bomb cargo.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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ex WAR PALM, LAKE ARTHUR
Date of Original:
1921
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1704
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Virginia Limited (Propeller), U216036, 1921