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City of Madison (Propeller), U4350, struck rock, 14 Oct 1870


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On her voyage down from Lake Superior the prop. CITY OF MADISON had a narrow escape from serious disaster. She struck the same rocks which sunk the ONTONAGON. Arriving at Chicago and going into drydock, it was found that her forefoot and part of her keel were carried away.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 14, 1870 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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Reason: struck rock
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1870
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18398
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Madison (Propeller), U4350, struck rock, 14 Oct 1870