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The 38 Year Anniversary of the Sinking of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald

On November 10, 1975, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior, taking the lives of all 29 crew members on board. Nearly 40 years later, it's a tragedy that still stings. To help commemorate the lives of those who died in the Edmund Fitzgerald tragedy, there will be a memorial service this Sunday (November 10, 2013), 38 years to the day after the sinking occurred. The service will take place in River Rogue, Michigan, the small town where the ship was built between 1958 and 1959. The venue for the event is a heated tent near the Mariners Memorial Lighthouse at Belanger Park. Read more [...]