The Daniel J. Morell sinks in Lake Huron
November 29, 2025
After enduring 20-ft swells and 60-mph winds, the Daniel J. Morell came apart during a brutal storm in Lake Huron on this day in 1966. The 600-ft ship sank and 32 of 33 crew members perished. Several other ships were run aground and severely damaged from the icy gale winds in the same storm.