The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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

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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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
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Smith (Propeller), sunk, 10 Dec 1884