Star of the North (Schooner), U22360, capsized, 14 May 1872
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The schr. STAR OF THE NORTH laden with railroad ties, which passed down on Saturday, was struck by a heavy squall on the evening of that date while near Pt. au Pele, which capsized her, the crew barely escaping with their lives. The vessel is owned in Chicago by C.J. Magill, and was built in Cleveland in 1854. The greater portion of her cargo will probably be a total loss.
May 14, 1872
The coasting tug RESCUE has discovered the whereabouts of the schr. STAR OF THE NORTH, capsized in Lake Erie, and is at work righting her.
Buffalo Daily Courier
May 20, 1872 4-2
Schooner STAR OF THE NORTH. U. S. No. 22360. Of 214.10 tons gross; 203.40 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1854. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 123.0 x 24.0 x 8.0
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
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- Reason: capsized
Freight: railroad ties
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes