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SidecarFlip

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Mlive has a neat article online with a 'tracker' that lets you tie the points on a map of Lake Superior to where the ships were and what was happening at that time.

http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/11/follow_the_edmund_fitzgerald_o.html#incart_m-rpt-2


Very good timeline map.  You do realize that the Fitz was overloaded with Taconite Pellets?  If I'm not mistaken by about 1100 tons which would put her even lower in the water than normal, not that lakes boats have a whole lot of freeboard to begin with.
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