The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John A. Torrance (Schooner), 25 Apr 1855


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SCHOONER FOR SALE
The subscribers will sell at Auction on Tuesday the 24th, April, two thirds of the schooner " JOHN A. TORRANCE " now laying at Helliwell's Wharf, with all her sails and rigging &c. This vessel has been almost entirely rebuilt withing the last two years, and is capable of carrying 2,200 barrels of flour and 9,500 bushels of wheat. Alex Murray, Thos. Clarkson, Assignees.
      Toronto Globe
      Friday, April 17 1855

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      SALE of schooner JOHN A. TORRENCE at an auction, the schooner was knocked down to Capt. McDonald for $1,000.
      Toronto Globe
      April 25, 1855

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Fore & Aft Schooner J.A. TORRANCE, of 126 tons. Built at Wellington Square 1841. Owned by Tottance & Co. Home port, Toronto, present Captain McDonald. Rebuilt Bronte, 1853. Class, A 1. Value £1,400.
      Register of British Shipping
      Inland Waters, 1854


NOTE - Renamed JOHN A. McDONALD after 1860


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vessel auctioned
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.E.4200
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John A. Torrance (Schooner), 25 Apr 1855