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City of New York (Propeller), U4377, aground, 1 Jun 1873

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The prop. CITY OF NEW YORK, Capt. Chapman, bound from Ogdensburg to this port, went ashore at 3:00 Saturday morning in a fog, about 4 miles down the lake. She was about 18 inches out aft. The tug CRUSADER and WHEELER have gone down to get her off. - Oswego Times.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 30, 1873 3-5

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The prop. CITY OF NEW YORK, reported ashore below Oswego, has been got off and towed into that harbor on Saturday. She received no damage while ashore but broke her wheel in port and was on Sunday taken in tow by the prop. GRANITE STATE bound for Cleveland, where she will probably receive a new wheel.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 2, 1873 3-6

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Steam screw CITY OF NEW YORK. U.S. No. 4377. Of 301.54 tons gross; 209.58 tons net. Built 1863 at Cleveland, Ohio. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 133.4 x 26.5 x 11.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886

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Reason: aground
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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City of New York (Propeller), U4377, aground, 1 Jun 1873