The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ida M Torrent (Propeller), U110469, fire, 1893

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Messrs. Monroe, Nichols and Stevens of Charlevoix, who bought the steambarge IDA TORRENT, after she burned and sank there last fall, are said to have obtained a good bargain. Examination shows the hull to be in good shape, and the machinery uninjured.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      April 17, 1894
      Steam screw IDA M. TORRENT.* U. S. No. 110469. Of 287.42 tons gross; 218.68 tons net. Built Mount Clemens, Mich., 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 134.0 x 28.0 x 11.0 Of 125 nominal horse power.
      * Formerly steam paddle R. McDONALD
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886
NOTE:- The IDA M. TORRENT was rebuilt as the PINE LAKE, in 1893. U. S. No. 150695

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Reason: fire
Remarks: Rebuilt as PINE LAKE
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.31806 Longitude: -85.2584
William R. McNeil
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Ida M Torrent (Propeller), U110469, fire, 1893