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Cornelius Vanderbilt's North Star returns from its round the world journey

Cornelius Vanderbilt, photograph, detail
09/23/1853
Cornelius Vanderbilt's 2000 ton North Star, captained by Asa Eldridge, becomes the first private yacht to circumnavigate the globe when it returns to New York City. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 592.

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