The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Madison (Propeller), U4350, sunk, 1 May 1873

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The propeller CITY OF MADISON is ashore at Green Bay and has been abandoned.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, November 22, 1873

Propeller CITY OF MADISON, sunk at Washington Island and abandoned.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 29, 1874

A Port Huron respondent says that the tug LEVIATHAN will soon make an effort to recover the wreck of the prop. CITY OF MADISON from Washington Island, Green Bay.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 16, 1874 3-5

The stm. LEVIATHAN is going to make a final effort to rescue the prop. CITY OF MADISON, ashore on Washington Island, Green Bay. The prospect is not very hopeful. Four steam pumps are to be placed upon the MADISON by the LEVIATHAN, and if these do not succeed in lowering the water in her hold, the attempt to rescue her will be abandoned.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 28, 1874 3-4

The wrecking tug LEVIATHAN succeeded in getting off the prop. CITY OF MADISON, ashore at Chamber Island, monday night. After some necessary repairs, the tug will take her to Milwaukee. The LEVIATHAN received $3,000 for her work.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 7, 1874 3-4

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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City of Madison (Propeller), U4350, sunk, 1 May 1873