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Fabled 1930s Arctic fur-trading ship, built for Inuvialuit trappers, needs a new home
Jun 4, 2023 06:04 ET

It's a piece of Canadian Indigenous history — and an effort is underway to ensure the 88-year-old Arctic fur-trading ship, called the North Star of Herschel Island, stays in Canada.

"She's just a lovely old ship," said Bruce Macdonald, an avid sailor who's owned and sailed the vessel since 1996 and is now looking to sell it, hopefully to the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

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