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The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

A tribute to the 29 men who died November 10, 1975, aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior.

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Announcer (0:04): An air and sea search is continuing for possible survivors of the Edmund Fitzgerald, a 729 foot ore carrier, which apparently broke apart and sunk last night on Lake Superior. The ship and its 29-man crew vanished in a storm with 80 mile-an-hour winds and wave heights up to 25 feet. All that has been found is an oil slick and some debris.
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song begins at 0:17
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Radio Transmission (3:11): "We last had contact with 'em, the mate had talked to him ... at about 10 minutes after 7, 19:10, and he said he was going along fine and no problem."
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Radio Transmission (3:21): "But it looks from the information that we have that it's, uh, fairly certain that the, uh...

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  • www.metacafe.com    The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Video

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  • www.ssefo.com    S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald Online

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  • www.navweaps.com    What caused "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald?"

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    http://www.navweaps.com/index_tech/tech-080.htm

  • www.songfacts.com    Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot Songfacts

    Lightfoot recalled the story of the song during a Reddit AMA: "The Edmund Fitzgerald really seemed to go unnoticed at that time, anything I'd seen in the newspapers ...

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  • io9.com    The World's 9 Most Haunted Bodies of Water

    Haunted instruments are weirdly cool no matter what. 7) Great Lakes, America and Canada Everyone remembers the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald (thanks, Gordon Lightfoot), but the unpredictable waters of the Great …

    Io9   •   5 years ago

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    It was circa July 1973, and my husband and I—young, free-wheeling and in love, with more dreams than experience—embarked on a driving trip through upper Michigan. We’d never been much farther north than Lansing at that point. We pitched a tent ...

    Kathy Schiffer   •   Patheos   •   7 years ago

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  • www.examiner.com    Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, a dry Saginaw Bay and heavy snow

    Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, a dry Saginaw Bay and heavy snow top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on November 10. 1901 - The wood …

    Examiner   •   5 years ago

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  • www.orilliapacket.com    Lightfoot coming to Casino Rama

    Lightfoot, 76, rose to fame in the 1960s and 1970s with hits like Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Sundown and If You Could Read My Mind.

    Orilliapacket   •   5 years ago

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  • www.starfl.com    PSJES explores the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

    Regina Capp’s second grade class at Port St. Joe Elementary School learned about the SS Edmund Fitzgerald, an American Great Lakes freighter that sank during in Lake Superior during a storm on Nov. 10, 1975. When launched on June 8, 1958, the …

    The Star   •   5 years ago

    http://www.starfl.com/news/school-news/psjes-explores-the-wreck-of-the-edmund-fitzgerald-1.416816

  • www.mlive.com    Best of Ann Arbor area bloggers: Veterans Day and the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

    The greater Ann Arbor area is home to a host of passionate bloggers writing on topics from food and beer to local politics. Twice a month, we'll highlight some of the most interesting and thought-provoking posts by area bloggers. Veterans Day, the ...

    Ann Arbor   •   MLive   •   5 years ago

    http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2014/11/best_of_ann_arbor_area_blogger_27.html

  • www.nytimes.com    Worries About Intruders at Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald

    WHITEFISH POINT, Mich.— The bodies are 17 miles out and 500 feet below the surface of Lake Superior. But even as family members of the 29 victims prepare to observe the 25th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald on Friday, they do not ...

    New York Times   •   19 years ago

    http://www.nytimes.com/2000/11/05/us/worries-about-intruders-at-wreck-of-edmund-fitzgerald.html

  • jalopnik.com    Remembering the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, 36 years later

    On November 10th, 1975 — 36 years ago today — the SS Edmund Fitzgerald — also known as the "Titanic of the Great Lakes" — sank in Canadian waters approximately 17 miles from the entrance to Whitefish Bay, at the mouth of Lake Superior.

    Jalopnik   •   8 years ago

    http://jalopnik.com/5858239/remembering-the-wreck-of-the-edmund-fitzgerald-36-years-later

  • www.blogher.com    The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald on the anniversary of its sinking

    Imagine a canoe going down in a storm. Imagine a fishing boat. Imagine a pontoon… so far I’m up to 20 ft. long watercraft. Let’s make it 18 times longer, right around 900 feet long. Now imagine that ship going down. That’s what happened to the ...

    Bloger Her   •   5 years ago

    http://www.blogher.com/wreck-edmund-fitzgerald-anniversary-its-sinking?crumb=10

  • www.dallasnews.com    39 years later, the Edmund Fitzgerald still intrigues visitors

    WHITEFISH POINT, Mich. — For decades, Fran Gabor harbored a nagging guilt that intensified whenever she heard “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” Gordon Lightfoot’s ballad about a maritime tragedy whose hold on popular culture is surpassed …

    Dallas News   •   5 years ago

    http://www.dallasnews.com/lifestyles/travel/us/20141031-39-years-later-the-edmund-fitzgerald-still-intrigues-visitors.ece

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