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The Edmund Fitzgerald

 

 

 

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The SS. Edmund Fitzgerald was a giant freight ship that operated in the great Lakes. During it’s time, it set records for hawling the most iron ore from wisconsin mines to ironworks in Mishigan and Ohio. On Nov. 10 1975, the ship sank during a strom, taking all 29 crewmembers with it. The event inspire singer Gordon Lightfoot to write the song The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.”

 

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The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald was a giant freight ship that operated in the Great Lakes. During its time, it set records for hauling the most iron ore from Wisconsin mines to ironworks in Michigan and Ohio. On Nov. 10, 1975, the ship sank during a storm, taking all 29 crewmembers with it. The event inspired singer Gordon Lightfoot to write the song The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.”

 

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