The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856

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NEW PROPELLER. - The Acme is the name of a fine propeller, just launched by Geo. Hardison, for C. Hitchcock & Co. Her dimensions are: Length 190 feet 10 inches; beam 33 feet 8 inches, and hold 12 feet 9 inches. She carries 775 tons. The Acme, besides being good for freight, has every convenience and comfort for carrying passengers. She will be in charge of Capt. Hayford, and will run in the People's Line, between this port and the upper lakes. - She is now taking on a cargo at the foot of Michigan street, and sails to-night. - Buff. Adv.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 17, 1856