(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.

Fate: Unknown.

Link: NOAA History site, Wikipedia


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