The legend of the Edmund Fitzgerald remains essentially the most mysterious along with suspect coming from all shipwreck tales over heard round the Great Lakes. Her story is definitely surpassed in books, motion picture and media only by way of of which in the Titanic. Canadian folksinger Gordon Lightfoot motivated favorite involvement in that vessel using his 1976 ballad, "The Wreck in the Edmund Fitzgerald ."
The Edmund Fitzgerald had been misplaced along with your ex full team connected with twenty nine guys on Lake Superior November 10, 1975, 17 kilometers north-northwest involving Whitefish Point, Michigan. Whitefish Point is the web site from the Whitefish Point Light Station and Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society (GLSHS) has conducted about three marine expeditions to help the wreck, 1989, 1994, plus 1995.
At your request of close family survival the woman crew, Fitzgerald's 2 hundred lb. bronze bell has been hauled with the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society upon July 4, 1995. This expedition seemed to be performed in concert with all the National Geographic Society, Canadian Navy, Sony Corporation, in addition to Sault Ste. Marie Tribe connected with Chippewa Indians. The bell is these days about display inside Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum as being a funeral service to the woman's missing crew.