The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
North Star (Schooner), 1 Apr 1853


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A LAUNCH. -- A large and beautifully modelled three-masted vessel was launched yesterday afternoon, says the Cleveland Plain Dealer of the 22d, from the ship-yard of Messrs. Calking & searles, Ohio City. The launch was conducted by Mr. John Martin, an experienced ship carpenter, who ran the vessel safely into the water, or, as it is commonly disignated, "her native element."
      The vessel was christened the "NORTH STAR" (a very pretty name,) and is owned by Mr. Shepard, of Chicago, and Capt. R.H. Blue, of East Cleveland, by the latter of whom she will be commanded. Her dimensions are these: Length of keel, 144 feet; breadth of beam, 26 feet; depth of hold, 10½ feet.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 25, 1853
     
     
Bark NORTH STAR of Cleveland, Of 356.91 tons. 138.6 x 26.1 x 10.7 Built Ohio City by R. Calkins in 1853. Owned by R.H. Blue & B.F. Shephard of Chicago, both equal owners. Commanded by R. H. Blue. Square stern. No figure head.
      Builders Certificate, dated
      at Cleveland 04/26/1853
     
     
Bark NORTH STAR, Built Cleveland,1853 - sunk 1856.
      Hist. of the Great lakes
      by Mansfield.
     


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launch, Ohio City
Date of Original:
1853
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McN.E.11082
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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North Star (Schooner), 1 Apr 1853