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Great Lakes Storm of 1913 – A cyclonic blizzard (sometimes referred to as an inland hurricane) on the Great Lakes that occurred between 7 and 10 November 1913. In total 12 ships were sunk with a combined crew loss of 255. An additional seven ships were damaged beyond repair; 19 more ships that had been stranded were later salvaged.

Great Lakes Storm of extratropical cyclone ("hurricane") developed in the Great Lakes.

Great Lakes ships transported iron ore, coal grain in all weather conditions. For anyone who says " they are just big lakes, how bad can they get?", it can get real ugly.....

Shipping Containers - why some travellers like sea transport on cargo ships. Great photos of these large vessels in very rough seas and massive waves

The Edmund Fitzgerald sails on the Detroit River before the 1975 tragedy.

The Edmund Fitzgerald sails on the Detroit River before the 1975 tragedy. When the wreck was found, it had been snapped in two, apparently after being suspended by a wave under the bow and another under the stern -- and nothing in the middle.

Arthur M Anderson. the last ship to have contact with the Edmund Fitzgerald. and went back out to search for survivors.

Arthur M Anderson. the last ship to have contact with the Edmund Fitzgerald. and went back out to search for survivors - Lake Superior

Sometimes, Mother Nature Wins. Slow start for Great Lakes freighters.

Sometimes, Mother Nature Wins

Stuck in the ice, eastern Lake Superior, photo courtesy US Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw

Great Lakes freighters... can be seen quite often in all of the Great Lakes!

Munson (built in up bound toward Lake Superior from Lake Michigan.

Regina: 20 victims; one of 12 ships sunk with a combined crew loss of 255 in the Great Lakes Storm of 1913 – A cyclonic blizzard (inland hurricane) on the Great Lakes that occurred between 7 and 10 November 1913.

one of 12 ships sunk with a combined crew loss of 255 in the Great Lakes Storm of 1913 – A cyclonic blizzard (inland hurricane) on the Great Lakes that occurred between 7 and 10 November

7) We've got a neat-o way to remember the names of the Great Lakes: H.O. M. E. S.:Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior.

Here Are The 10 Best Kept Secrets In Michigan

We've got a neat-o way to remember the names of the Great Lakes: H.:Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior.

The original Algonquian-speaking inhabitants of the area that is now Michigan included:

Information on the Native American tribes of Michigan, with maps, reservation addresses, classroom activities and recommended history books.

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