DANIEL J MORRELL/Dennis Hale Artifact-Brass Seth Thomas 1935 Pilothouse Clock

This is a working ships clock, salvaged from a Great Lakes ore freighter, that is part of the collection of Dennis Hale, the man who was the lone survivor of the wreck of the DANIEL J. MORRELL in Lake Huron on November 29, 1966. It comes with an interesting story! The clock is made by Seth Thomas Company and is a pilothouse clock, model E537-001 Helmsman, circa 1935. One day later, June 7, 2020, all of the men from the MORRELL will be inducted posthumously into the Great Lakes Lore Museum’s Sailors Hall of Fame. Fame in Rogers City, MI. Dennis was rescued from a wooden liferaft after 36 hours, […]

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