Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage)

Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage)

Michael Schumacher


The Edmund Fitzgerald, a monstrous ore provider, have been scuffling with her method via a pounding November hurricane on Lake improved. Then the Fitz’s radar went out, and he or she began to tackle water. regardless of gale-force winds and thirty-foot seas, there has been no cause to imagine the Fitz wouldn’t locate secure harbor at Whitefish element, Michigan. The final phrases from the Fitz’s captain, Ernest McSorley, used to be “We are preserving our own.” via all symptoms, the workforce had no thought they have been in mortal hazard sooner than they plunged to Lake Superior’s backside with out probability to name for help.

Michael Schumacher relates in bright element the tale of the Edmund Fitzgerald, her decades at the waters of the nice Lakes, the fateful ultimate day, the quest efforts and research, in addition to the theory and controversy that within the wake of the catastrophe. A becoming tribute to at least one of the most important ships to have sailed the good Lakes and the lads who tragically misplaced their lives, Mighty Fitz provides a complete examine the main mythical shipwreck on America’s inland waters.

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