Morning Star at Lewis Wharf, Boston

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1884

GUSN

GUSN-276582

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Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

merchant vessels
barkentines
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 23

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0050.00023

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs

Accruals Note

p

Description Level

Item