Morgenster was launched in 1919 as a herring lugger ‘Vrouw Maria’ SCH 324 for the fishing company den Dulk. She was built at the shipyard Boot in Alphen.
After loosing certificates for this business she was sold to a Rotterdam’s singer who was said to prepare the ship for ether piracy. The singer was prosecuted, but after a series of trials and 2½ years later he was freed and regained the possession of his ship.
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