Death of Dodge Morgan

January 15, 1932 - September 14, 2010
Portland, Maine | Age 78

Round-the-globe sailor dies at 78
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DAVID SHARP, The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Dodge Morgan, who became the first American to sail solo around the globe without stopping — and did it in record time — has died of complications from cancer. He was 78.

Morgan, who died Tuesday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, turned his small marine radar company into the successful Whistler brand of detectors before sailing around the world. Hobbs Funeral Home in South Portland is handling the...

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