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The Ironic Fate of the Southern Star

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This article looks at the life of the 460-ton steamer SOUTHERN STAR built and launched by Jesse Jackson at Murfreesboro in 1857. Details of the ship's service as a government steamer under the new name of CRUSADER, her time helmed by Lt. John Newland Maffitt, service to the Union under the command of Lt. T. Augustus Craven during the Civil War, and the end of her life in commercial service on the west coast is included.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 42 Issue 3, July 1965, p335-344, il, por, f