Just Remembering the Edmund Fitzgerald (A thread of remembrance) in General Board
I like this version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0DqPSF2fyo&feature=related This one has words on the screen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvKG
Great Lakes Profile - Vivid Maps
Great Lakes, a chain of large and deep freshwater lakes in North America. The 5 Great Lakes - Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Ontario spread a total surface area of 94,250 sq mi (244,106 km2) and are all united by various lakes, rivers, and other watercourses, making them the most extensive freshwater system on the planet.
10 Great Lakes Shipwrecks
The Great Lakes form an important internal navigable channel in the Central North American region. However traversing through these water areas isn’t easy and many ships in the past have succumbed and irrevocably lost in their swirling depths. Here are the top 10 great lakes shipwrecks.
Explorers find 2nd-oldest confirmed shipwreck in Great Lakes
The second-oldest confirmed shipwreck in the Great Lakes, an American-built, Canadian-owned sloop that sank in Lake Ontario more than 200 years ago, has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Wednesday.
Through the eyes of Capt. Cooper: The night the Edmund Fitzgerald went down
This is the last interview of Capt. Bernie Cooper of the Arthur M. Anderson conducted by the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society before he passed in 1993. The Anderson was 10 miles behind the Fitzgerald in the teeth of Lake Superior during that fateful night of November 10th, 1975 when all 29 men went down. Hear a first hand account of wh...
Top 10 Most Famous Shipwrecks
While literally millions of ships of all shapes and sizes have been built over the centuries, only a handful have achieved anything approaching fame. Most of those that have done so, however, were warships or vessels that displayed such a degree of innovation that they were considered prototypes in the evolution of ships. Other ships, however, achieved notoriety, not through their accomplishments or because of their technological innovations, but through catastrophic failure. In fact, the…
Charles S. Price: 28 victims of the Great Lakes Storm of 1913. The wreck was found hull-up after the storm and it took two days for divers to positively identify her as the Price. She later sank. Most of the bodies of the Price's crew washed up on nearby beaches after the storm, several wearing lifejackets from the also doomed freighter Regina, which has led to speculation that the ship's crews somehow made contact before they both sank.