The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wed., 3 Jul, 1872

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FOR THE SILVER MINES. - A diminutive craft propelled by steam, called the Alice Smith, Capt. Francis Smith, took her departure from Windsor Tuesday evening in her annual tour to the silver and copper mines on Lake Superior. Her dimensions are: Length, 20 feet; beam, 3 feet; and as she has no deck her depth of hold cannot well be arrived at. She has performed regularly during the past three seasons exploring expeditions around the entire coasts of Georgian Bay and the north shore of Lake Superior, returning late in the fall, netting profitable returns. She carries a crew of three only.

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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wed., 3 Jul, 1872