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Log Books of the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey, 19th and 20th Centuries
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In Alaskan waters, white hulled, and flying house flag
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(William Pope McArthur, 1814-1850, commanded Coast Survey Schooner EWING on first US West Coast survey)
(Commemorated by McArthur Peak, Port McArthur and McArthur Reef, all in Alaska)
Characteristics: Steamer, built by Mare Island Naval Shipyard, San Francisco Bay 1874, 121ft long x 20ft beam x 7ft draft.
Log Period and Areas of Service: 1876-1915, Alaskan waters.
Summary of Service - Nearly all her service was in Alaskan waters.
A general note on the sources.