10/11/1975 Cargo ship sinks in Lake Superior killing 29 crew members
41st anniversary of Edmund Fitzgerald sinking
Edmund Fitzgerald Crewman Discovered
SS Edmund Fitzgerald - 41 Year anniversary
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
A lake freighter named SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank in a storm, which resulted in the loss of the entire crew. Before this event, the ship carried taconite iron ore from mines near Duluth to iron works in Detroit, and other Great Lakes ports for 17 years.