|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.