Today in Michigan History

November 10, 1975 

The Edmund Fitzgerald sunk. 

One of the biggest and most profitable iron ore carriers on the Great Lakes, the 13,000-ton Edmund Fitzgerald disappeared in a snow squall as it neared Whitefish Bay in eastern Lake Superior. The loss of the entire 29-man crew made the Fitz the best-known—and largest—ship lost to the lakes.

Thank you Michigan Start Pages for this glimpse into our past.  See more here.