The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Menekaunee (Barge), aground, 1 Nov 1876

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The steambarge MANISTIQUE lost her tow and her schooners MARINETTE and MENEKAUNEE were driven ashore and wrecked near Frankfort Thursday afternoon. Over 12 were lost.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, November 20, 1886

The wrecking schooner EXPERIMENT, of Racine, Captain Mike Befffel, is here, engaged in picking up the lumber of the wrecked barges MENEKAUNEE and MARINETTE, lost here last season. W.M. Woodward has recovered three anchors and chains from the barges thus far.
      The Marine Record
      May 5, 1887 p. 5

Capt Beffell of the wrecking schooner EXPERIMENT, found the body of a sailor in the wreckage of the MENEKAUNEE. There was nothing to identify the same. Verdict of Jury; Unknown, drowned off Barge MENEKAUNEE or MARINETTE, last November. the remains were buired here.---Frankfort Report.
      The Marine Record
      May 12, 1887 p. 5

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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.63361 Longitude: -86.23454
William R. McNeil
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Menekaunee (Barge), aground, 1 Nov 1876