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Daniel J. Morrell was a steel freighter of the 600 foot class, built in
1907. On the night of November 29,1966 while upbound on Lake Huron, the
Morrell broke in half off the tip of Michigans thumb. One man (Dennis
Hale) survived 36 hours in a life raft before getting rescued by a Coast
Guard helicopter after the raft washed ashore 15 miles north of Harbor
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