The legend of the Edmund Fitzgerald remains the a mysterious and controversial of all shipwreck tales heard around the Great Lakes. Only that of the Titanic surpasses her story in books, film and media. Canadian folksinger Gordon Lightfoot inspired popular interest in this vessel with his 1976 ballad, "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.” This presentation will discuss the ship, look at the weather associated with the sinking of the ship, and how the sequence of events aligns with Lightfoot’s Ballad.
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