I Am Interested In the Edmund Fitzgerald Shipwreck

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    An Unsolved Mystery...

    On November 10th of 1975, a cargo ship christened the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, Captained by Ernest McSorley was caught up in a massive storm on Lake Superior. This just happened to be McSorley's and First Mate John McCarthy's retirement voyages. McSorely was an...
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 25, 2008

    I Am Too

    I live in Cleveland. My father was very little when this happened. I would really like to know any more information. I know when it happened and who was on the ship. You can find some info at www.ssefo.com and maybe more websites. give me a comment if you know of any others...
    phonesrcool08 phonesrcool08
    22-25, M
    Mar 27, 2009

    Ever Since I Was Very Young

    I was about 5 when the wreck happened. I first heard about it in the song by Gordon Lightfoot and I was amazed to find out the song was based on real events. Since then I've tried to learn as much as I can about it. Whenever there is a show about it I always watch it. It is as...
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    Feb 25, 2011

    Spent time today looking up music.

    While doing so, I came across the Gordon Lightfoot song depicting a true story about a Great Lakes freighter shipwreck; The SS Edmund Fitzgerald. If you are not familiar with the story, this song captures the essence of what happened and how devastating an experience for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 27, 2015

    Remember the Edmund

      Hello,   I am from Sault Ste Marie Mi, and I basically grew up in the Hulbert, Newberry, Paradise, Whitefish Point area.  I have been a fan of Gordon Lightfoots ever since his famous song, and have sung it myself in various bands through the years. ...
    TunesNorth TunesNorth
    51-55, M
    Sep 9, 2009
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