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James B. Wood (Propeller), U202867, 1 Dec 1906


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LAUNCHING OF STR. JAMES B. WOOD.
Cleveland, Dec. 21.-- According to the arrangements made by J.C. Gilchrist of the Gilchrist Transportation Company, the launching of the new steamer JAMES B. WOOD at Bay City next saturday, will be witnessed by a party of guests who will go from this city. Included in the prty will be Miss Martha Wood, daughter of the man in whose honor the boat is named, who will break the bottle as the new craft slides off the ways. The launching party will leave this city Friday at 10:35 A. M. on the Lake Shore, returning either Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 21, 1905


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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launch, Bay City
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.E.11093
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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James B. Wood (Propeller), U202867, 1 Dec 1906