D.R. Hanna

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.

Other Names:None
Official Number:203676
Vessel Built:1906, American Shipbuilding, Lorain, OH hull# 346
Vessel Specifications:532x56x31, 7023g 5491n
Type of Vessel:Steel Bulk Freighter
Depth to Deck:110 ft (34m)
Depth to Bottom:130 ft (39m)
How it Sunk: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.
Loss Type:Collision
Date of Loss:1919, May 16
Place of Loss:6 mi NNE of Thunder Bay Light
Vessel Cargo:Grain
Lives Loss:None
References:NOAA Thunder Bay, Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze
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