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D.R. Hanna
Steel Bulk Freighter
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GPS Location: N45° 05.050’ W83° 05.193’
Depth: 135 Feet
Wreck Length: 532 Feet Beam: 56 Feet
Gross Tonnage: 7023 Cargo: Wheat
Built: 1906 by American Ship Building Co. at Lorain, Ohio
Wrecked: May 16, 1919
Description: Carrying 377,000 bushels of wheat from Duluth for Buffalo, the steel bulk freighter D.R. Hanna was run into and sunk by the steamer Quincy A. Shaw. The Hanna rolled over and is now resting upside down on the lake bottom. It is the largest wreck in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

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DR Hanna Stern by Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary on Sketchfab

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