The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Toledo (Propeller), aground, 20 Dec 1879

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The Northern Transportation's propeller CITY OF TOLEDO went ashore nine miles north of Ludington Sunday night.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, December 23, 1879
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The Western Submarine Wrecking Company, yesterday contracted with the Northern Transit Co., to raise the machinery and boiler of the propeller CITY OF TOLEDO, which was wrecked on the east shore last winter. The hull is broken in two and is not worth saving.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      May 29, 1880
Captain Falcon, the diver, left Chicago for Ludington yesterday, to superintend the loading of the engine, boiler, etc., of the wrecked propeller CITY OF TOLEDO, on the N. T. barge KEATING, which is to take them to Milwaukee. Wolf & Davidson, ship-builders of the latter place, have purchased them for a new boat.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1880

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
William R. McNeil
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City of Toledo (Propeller), aground, 20 Dec 1879