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WATCH: 39 Years Later, Remembering The Edmund Fitzgerald

The story of the Edmund Fitzgerald is one of the seminal tales of the Great Lakes. When she was launched, the Edmund Fitzgerald was the largest ship on the Great Lakes. Add to that a “DJ Captain” who would play music day or night while going through the straits of Detroit and a record-breaking performance record, boat watchers loved the Fitzgerald. One of the great east side pastimes for family and friends was to check the shipping tables and freighter-watch. Today, if you go to,...

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