Monday, November 10, 2008

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald



The Edmund Fitzgerald sank on Nov. 10, 1975 during a Lake Superior storm killing all 29 hands.

The 222-metre ore freighter was the largest Great Lakes freighter of it's time and the last and largest to be lost on the Great Lakes.

The Mariners' Church in Detroit rang its bell 29 times today, once for each life lost, as it has done since 1975.

And Gordon Lightfoot wrote a great song.

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