By Michael Schumacher
The disappearance of the Edmund Fitzgerald continues to be one of many nice unsolved mysteries in maritime historical past.
Michael Schumacher relays in shiny element the tale of the Edmund Fitzgerald, its many effective years at the waters of the good Lakes, its tragic loss of life, the quest attempt and research, in addition to the idea and the talk that within the wake of the catastrophe.
Michael Schumacher is the writer of six books. He has written 25 documentaries on nice Lakes shipwrecks, together with 3 in regards to the Edmund Fitzgerald.
"In his ballad, Mr. Lightfoot sang in regards to the Fitz's ultimate demanding moments, whilst "the waves flip mins to hours: Now the hours have lengthened into years and years into decades-but the attract of this doomed send and its lacking males continues to be as robust as ever."-Wall highway magazine
An exciting story a few vessel so huge, so indestructible, she had the undesirable good fortune to be dubbed the significant of the nice Lakes.-Seattle occasions
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