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Forest (Schooner), 4 Aug 1853

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NEW SCHOONER -- Another fine new schooner of 60 tons, named the FOREST, built at Kincardine, cleared from our harbor in the beginning of the week with nearly sixty cords of bark, she is an honor to her spirited proprietor andf Captain, Mr. Murray, and a credit to her forest home.
      Goderich Huron Signal
      Thursday, August 4, 1853
Register Number: 2
Description: Schooner
Vihere she belongs: Penetangore
Tons: 60
Master' s Name: John Murray
'When Built: 1853 .
Where Built: Penetangore'
Builders name &. date of Certificate: Hugh Cameron; 28 July 1853
Description of Vessel -
Decks: one
Masts: two
Length 58.9
Breadth 16.9
Height 7.9
How Rigged: schooner
Standing or running Bowsprit: standing
Square or Round Sterned: square
Carvel or Clinker Built: carvel
With figure head or without: none
Subscribing Owner: John Murray, Penetangore
(Nov. l8, 1853, John Murray, Yeoman, sells to William Rastall, Gentleman, Penetangore,
John Murray and 'William Rustall sell to W. J. Keays, merchant, Goderich; May 3, 1856.
Keays sells to John Spence, Saugeen, "Date of Bill of Sale Feby 25th 1856".)
Noted as '.wrecked'.
      Port of Goderich Shipping Register, 1847
      National Archives, Canada RG 42, A 1, Vol. 383

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William R. McNeil
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Forest (Schooner), 4 Aug 1853