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Smith (Propeller), sunk, 10 Dec 1884


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SMYTH Tug. Home port, Detroit. Dec. 10, 1884 sunk at Green Bay, Lake Huron. no particulars.
      Lake Wreck Report for 1884
      Marine Record, Dec. 25, 1884

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SMYTH Tug, sunk at Green Island, Georgian Bay, by striking a rock while landing supplies for the Lighthouse at Missassagua Island. Owned by C.W. Gauthier of Detroit. No insurance.
      Marine Record
      Dec. 11, 1884

NOTE :- Missassagi Lighthouse is in the North Channel, Lake Huron


no vessel by name of SMYTH could be found, but ANDREW J. SMITH, of Detroit, a propeller of 235 Gross Tons, built 1876 at Buffalo and classed as a Tug, is likely the vessel.
      M.V.U.S. 1884 & M.V.U.S. 1889


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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8881
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Smith (Propeller), sunk, 10 Dec 1884