The Wreck on the Minnehaha
N 44° 29.644 W 086° 14.496
16T E 560297 N 4927029
Quick Description: A ship wreck on the shore of Lake Michigan at Arcadia, Michigan.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/9/2010 10:38:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM97DF
The Minnehaha wrecks in an autumn gale. Pieces of this 200 ft., 4-masted schooner wash up on the shore near Arcadia. It is at a beach that is enjoyed to all in Arcadia.
Type of Boat: Sailboat
Military or Civilian: civilian
Cause of Shipwreck: The ship of caused by a gale. Being a sailing ship, it could not tack well enough to get back into deeper waters.
This is at a public beach.
Date of Shipwreck: Not listed
Diving Permitted: Not Listed
Only log the site if you have visited it personally.
Floating over a site does not qualify as a find if it is a wreck that requires diving - you must have actually visited the site - therefore photos of the site are good.