A four-masted steel barque built in 1902 by Arthur Sewall & Co., Bath, ME.
Dimensions: 101,29×13,81×7,94 meters [332'4"×45'4"×26'1"]
and tonnage: 3381 GRT and 3006 NRT.
Rigged with dubbel top- and topgallant sails and royal sails.
- 1902 January 11
- Launched at the shipyard of Arthur Sewall & Co., Bath, ME, for Standard Oil Co., New York.
- 1905 March 5 - April 9
- Sailed from Shanghai to San Francisco under command of Captain John C. Amberman the ex first mate.
- Sold to
Alaska Packers' Association, San Francisco, and was renamed Star of Lapland.
- Laid up.
- 1935 October
- Broken up in Japan.
- Four- and five masted ships, general references.
- Huycke, Harold: Additional Notes on Star of Lapland ex Atlas.
The American Neptune Vol. 17, Salem, 1957. p 65.
- Huycke, Harold: Case-Oil and Canned Salmon: Star of Lapland ex Atlas.
The American Neptune Vol. 16, Salem, 1956. pp 2-27, 107-135, plates.
- Thober, Frank W.: American Oil Ships. Astral, Acme, and Atlas.
Nautical research Journal Vol. 8, Brooklyn, 1956. pp 2-10, ill.
- Thober, Frank W.: American Oil Ships. The Barks Acme, Astral, and Atlas.
Nautical research Journal Vol. 11, Brooklyn, 1960. pp 7-17, ill.
Updated 1999-03-13 by Lars Bruzelius.
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