The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Star (Steamboat), 1 Oct 1839


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Have you noticed a small steamboat in our river, for some time past lying near the Steam Furnace Works ? It is the STAR of belvidere, which is now finished and to-morrow commences her trips between this port and Manmee, Captain Peck intends that his STAR shall be a brilliant one - not a boiler bursting meteor, of a fixed star, though his fixings are good. His revolutions will be uniform and rapid enough, and there will be no deviations from his proper orbit.
      Whether any other boats will ply as satellites to the STAR is not known, but if she runs as well as she looks, they'll find it hard to get round her.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Monday, July 29, 1839


      Another stranger craft in our waters this morning -- the "STAR," of Cleveland, Captain Peck -- a trim little steamboat, intended to ply between this port and the Falls, in opposition to the RED JACKET. Cooper and his band accompanied her today, and made the waters dance again with spirited music.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, October 8, 1839
     

Steam paddle STAR. Of 138 tons. Built Beleidere, Mich. First home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION:- Lost by burning at Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     


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new vessel
Date of Original:
1839
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McN.E.6456
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Star (Steamboat), 1 Oct 1839