The pilot Ced Woodward had warned the Avafors' captain not to leave the shelter of the Soo and enter the big lake, but now it was too late. The big steel ship began Read More
BREE'S BLOG: In The Wake of the Fitzgerald
"We sure as hell have got no business out here"
On the lake, a bleak November Ten morning
By 1 a.m. on Ten November, black water scoured the deck of the big ship. Conditions had grown worse as the Fitzgerald made its way northward along the Northern Track. The barometer had been dropping steadily since she sailed out of the Duluth Superior port and at about 7 p.m. , the winds shifted and Read More
An ocean going boat decides to brave Superior
Ever northward the Big Fitz --- and the storm grows worse
Storm over Superior
Superior's chill waters
Bodies on the Fitzgerald?
The revelations about the lost bodies from the Two Harbors diver raised many questions about what happened to the men who went down with the Edmund Fitzgerald. Where are they now? From the many official videos I had seen over the years, the camera seemed shy of peering into the wheelhouse but lingered a Read More