Morning Star at Lewis Wharf, Boston
Morning Star was a steam auxiliary barkentine built at Bath, ME in 1884 where she had been launched on August 6, 1884. She was famous for her hollow mainmast which emitted steam and smoke from her auxiliary engine. She served as a missionary vessel for the American Board of Foreign Missions in the South Pacific until 1900, after which she was sold to became a merchant trip. Her first such trip took her to Klondike from where she returned to San Francisco with $1 million worth of gold.
- Collection Name
- Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
- Collection Code
- Physical Description
- 9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
- Collection Type
- Description Level
- Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 23
- Reference Code
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
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- Material Type
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