The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
North Star (Schooner), 26 May 1855


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A new vessel is building at Manitowoc, of 200 tons burthen, a ship-yard having been established there by Mr. E. Tounson. (Mr. E. Sorenson ?)
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, September 20, 1854



      LAUNCH OF THE "NORTH STAR" --- The fine vessel built for Mr. F. Van Vieck by E. Sorenson was launched on Saturday at 5 o'clock P. M.
The beautiful sight was witnessed by a large crowd of spectators and as the noble vessel plunged into the water, she was greeted by three rousing cheers.
The steamer SUPERIOR had just left the south pier and in backing out she came opposite the harbor just as the launch took place, and the answering shout from her decks proved, that her passengers enjoyed the scene.
The NORTH STAR is of large size, (over 200 tons) strongly built, fore-and-aft rig, carries a centre-board, and is well adapted for the lumber trade. ---- Manitowoc Tribune
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, June 1, 1855

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      LAUNCH OF THE SCHOONER NORTH STAR. --- On Saturday afternoon last the NORTH STAR a large schooner, was launched at Manitowoc. Her length from stem to stern is 107 feet 3 inches --- breadth of beam, 24 feet 9 and a half inches --- and she registers 208 47 95ths.tons. She was built by E. Sorenson.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, June 4, 1855



NOTE: Herman Runge List says she became Canadian 1866.


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launch, Manitowoc
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.E.3082
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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North Star (Schooner), 26 May 1855