Edmund Fitzgerald

Local nameEdmund Fitzgerald
LocationOntario, Canada

SS Edmund Fitzgerald was an American Great Lakes freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on November 10, 1975, with the loss of the entire crew of 29. When launched on June 7, 1958, she was the largest ship on North America's Great Lakes, and she remains the largest to have sunk there.

For 17 years, Edmund Fitzgerald carried taconite iron ore from mines near Duluth, Minnesota, to iron works in Detroit, Toledo, and other Great Lakes ports. As a workhorse, she set seasonal haul records six times, often breaking her own previous record. Captain Peter Pulcer was known for piping music day or night over the ship's intercom while passing through the St.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Edmund_Fitzgerald

Coordinates 46°59'54.6" N -85°6'36" E

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