The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary Jarecki (Propeller), U9027, aground, 1 Jul 1883

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Marquette, Mich., -- July 7. Nothing has been heard today from MARY JARECKI. Vesselmen say the strong northwest wind that has been blowing for twenty-four hours will break her to pieces.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, July 1883

Cheboygan, Mich., July 10. -- The steambarge MARY JARECKI, on Point Sauble, lake Superior, has been abandoned. She is raised amidships, and probably is broken. her boiler has shifted. One pump could not lower the water. The captain is here and the crew at the Sault. Everything possible will be saved.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, July 1883

Capt. Rounds of the Underwriters' Agency, will make an examination of the steambarge MARY JARECKI, ashore on Point Au Sable, to ascertain if it would pay to send an expedition to her. Milwaukee Report.
      Marine Record
      July 12, 1883

S.A. Murphy has taken a contract to recover the machinery of the wrecked steambarge MARY JARECKI.
      Marine Record
      Aug. 30, 1883

only the outfit of the MARY JARECKI was recovered.
      Marine Record
      Sept. 27, 1883

MARY JARECKI lost Lake Superior, of 502 tons and 12 years of age. Valued at $28,000.
      Lost Tonnage on the Lakes
      Marine Record. Dec, 27, 1883

Steam screw MARY JARECKI. U. S. No. 9027. Of 502.80 tons. 68 horse-power. Home port, Erie, Pa.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67219 Longitude: -86.14183
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Mary Jarecki (Propeller), U9027, aground, 1 Jul 1883