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Title: Morning Star (ship)
Date: Undated
Creator: Unidentified
Description: Built 1874 in Guernesy. 213 gross tons. Figurehead of a woman, painted white and gold. Poop 30 foot long. When the ship was first launched it had a crew of twelve, later reduced to ten and later to eight. Chief trading was to the West Indies, Brazil and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The ship had a fair turn of speed and held the record for the passage from Gaspe, Gulf of St. Lawrence to Rio de Janeiro in 34 days. In 1906 it was sunk in a collision off Great Yarmouth. (Description supplied with photograph)
Is part of: Picture Queensland ~ State Library of Queensland : digital image collection ~ Ships
Digital format: image/jpeg
Original format: copy print : b&w
Publisher: John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland
Former digital ID: picqld-citrix07--2004-07-20-12-34
Image number: 164868
Rights: Out of copyright. For further information http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/home/copyright
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Source: Item is held by John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.
Subject: ships
Morning Star (Ship)