The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
NORTH STAR


Description
Creator:
Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
Sketch and notes on the steamboat NORTH STAR
Notes:
Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 129
Inscriptions:

NORTH STAR

Built at Cleveland, Ohio, 1854

Length 274 feet; beam 33 1/2 feet; hold 15 1/2 feet; 1,106 tons

The NORTH STAR was built for the Cleveland and Lake Superior Line, and was launched on May 20, 1854. She was considered one of the most beautiful boats of her class and was splendidly furnished throughout. She had a speed of between 16 and 17 miles an hour. She ran regularly each eseason between Cleveland, Detroit, and the ports on Lake Superior. She was burned at her dock in Cleveland, February 21, 1862.

Publisher:
Smith & Stanton
Place of Publication:
New York
Date of Original:
1895
Date Of Event:
1854
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
415
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
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NORTH STAR


Sketch and notes on the steamboat NORTH STAR