Remembering the Edmund Fitzgerald, Nov. 10, 1975

The crew of 29 sailors died on this night in a monstrous ‘November gale’

My mom and I sitting on the shore of Lake Superior at Presque Isle State Park, in Marquette, Michigan, circa 1973–74. Photo taken by Lt Col Bernard D Claxton, USAF-Retired.

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My work-in-progress pays homage to the tragedy of Nov. 10, 1975 — the wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald. An event that happened less the 150–200 miles to the northeast of our home in Upper Michigan.