The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of New York (Propeller), U4377, aground, 1 Nov 1879

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The Northern Transit propeller CITY OF NEW YORK has gone on at Ludington. She has a large hole stove in her side and she lies waterlogged in 12 feet of water.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Tuesday, November 35, 1879
Capt. Shepard of Erie, who recently purchased the Northern Transit Line propeller CITY OF NEW YORK, proposes to convert her into a steam barge for the Escanaba and Pine River iron ore trade.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, march 7, 1881
      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
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
William R. McNeil
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City of New York (Propeller), U4377, aground, 1 Nov 1879