The five Great Lakes are Superior, Huron, Ontario, Erie and Michigan.the Edmund Fitzgerald sank with her crew of 29 on Lake Superior, and made famous by a song from Gordon Lightfoot.best folk song ever.
On November 1975 the iron ore carrier, SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. All 29 crew members died. At the time, it was the worst shipping disaster on the Great Lakes in 11 years.Perhaps you've heard about this famous shipwreck.
Gordon Lightfoot - 'The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald' - written, composed and performed to commemorate the sinking of the bulk carrier SS Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake Superior on November Lightfoot considers this song to be his finest work.
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum has the bell from the Edmund Fitzgerald; the freighter that went down in 1975 and lost 29 crew members. Take a day trip from Sault Ste. Marie, MI west to see the museum, lighthouses, beaches, and much more!