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City of Madison (Propeller), U4350, aground, 28 Jul 1863

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Propeller CITY OF MADISON, ashore at Carp River, L.M., jetted some pork, flour and high wines.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      The following telegraph dispatch was yesterday received by the board of Lake Underwriters.
      Detroit, July 29, 1863.
      The propeller CITY OF MADISON has been ashore on Lake Michigan. She jettisoned flour, pork and high wines. She will leave for Buffalo this evening
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, July 30, 1863

Steam screw CITY OF MADISON. U. S. No. 4350. Of 487.23 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,650
Cargo: $2,600
Freight: Pork, Wines, &c.
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.02361 Longitude: -85.76231
William R. McNeil
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City of Madison (Propeller), U4350, aground, 28 Jul 1863