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CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 225 Posts: 7027/17212 EXP: 173295162 For next: 237092 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 18 hours Last activity: 16 hours # 1 Posted on 10.11.05 0919.29 Reposted on: 10.11.12 0921.09 On 10 Nov 1975, the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior due to high winds. http://news.google.com/news?q=edmund+fitzgerald+30+years http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/ will have a special webcast tonight As the big freighters go it was bigger than most I'm already sorry I posted that. Promote this thread!
RYDER FAKIN Six Degrees of Me Level: 65 Posts: 378/975 EXP: 2321641 For next: 13999 Since: 21.2.02 From: ORLANDO Since last post: 441 days Last activity: 8 days
AIM: # 2 Posted on 10.11.05 0942.07 Reposted on: 10.11.12 0944.50 CRZ: I'm already sorry I posted that. I bet. Where's the song!!! Click Here (jaydax.co.uk) (if at work - adjust the volume, probably. Up or Down, depending on how COOL you are! SING ALONG!) FLEA (edited by RYDER FAKIN on 10.11.05 1045)
pieman As young as he feels Level: 117 Posts: 2078/3721 EXP: 17416426 For next: 431522 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 48 days Last activity: 1 day # 3 Posted on 10.11.05 1201.57 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1202.35 My wife and I heard this song on the radio a couple weeks ago and I did some research on the wreck after listening. I could have sworn it was way earlier. I was in high school when this happened and the way news was back then, I heard about the disaster when Lightfoot's song was released. The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald occured on my wife's 12th birthday. Hmmmm. Gitchagoomee. (edited by pieman on 10.11.05 1303)
JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 130 Posts: 2395/4750 EXP: 25073050 For next: 657596 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 729 days Last activity: 307 days
Y!: # 4 Posted on 10.11.05 1309.03 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1309.24 Originally posted by pieman I could have sworn it was way earlier. I was in high school when this happened I can TOTALLY see why you'd have thought that, based on your reasoning. :)
The Thrill Banger Level: 103 Posts: 1949/2781 EXP: 11132638 For next: 338807 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1378 days Last activity: 12 days # 5 Posted on 10.11.05 1954.25 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1956.20 That story is still worth a mention or two up here, seeing as how she was "comin' back from some mill in Wisconsin." I even saved file video of earlier coverage of that sinking...somewhere 'round here... On a lighter note, "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" is a GREAT karaoke song to do to get under your friends-who-wanna-sing-dammit's skin...'cause it's longer than an Iron Butterfly drum solo.
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