The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Western Star (Schooner), 1 Jun 1854


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Our Ship-yards are gaily resounding "from morn till dewy eve" with the busy note of industry. Captain Blinn will have a staunch craft of 300 tons, built for Mr. A.P. Lyman, ready to take to its destined element in eight or ten days. It is proposed to call her the WESTERN STAR. -- Sheboygan Times.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, April 22, 1854


     
The Evergreen City [Sheboygan] Times says that a fine schooner of 300 tons, built by A.P. Lyman, is nearly ready for launching, and two more on the stocks, one for Mr. Lyman, and the other for Mr. Ludington, of Sandusky.
      Cleveland Morning Leader
      Thursday, April 27, 1854
     


      The new schooner WESTERN STAR, Capt. Bliss, [sic.] made her first appearance in our harbor, yesterday, with a large cargo of corn, etc. Her dimensions are:- 102 feet keel; breadth of beam, 28 feet 8 inches; draws 9 and a half feet, loaded. She was built by Capt. Bliss,[sic] and is owned by A.P. Lyman, of Sheboygan.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, June 28, 1854


Capt. Blinn, of the schooner WESTERN STAR, was robbed of some $700 or $800 on Saturday morning.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      July 3, 1854


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new vessel
Date of Original:
1854
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McN.E.4474
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Western Star (Schooner), 1 Jun 1854