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Edmund Fitzgerald Sank
Lake Superior, near Whitefish Bay, Canada

November 10, 1975

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald was a lake freighter that sank suddenly during a gale storm on Lake Superior on November 10, 1975. The ship went down without a distress signal in 530 feet of water in Canadian waters about 17 miles from the entrance to Whitefish Bay. All 29 members of the crew perished.

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