Mighty Fitz

Mighty Fitz

Author: Michael Schumacher

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1596919930

Category: History

Page: 256

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The disappearance of the Edmund Fitzgerald remains one of the great unsolved mysteries in maritime history. Michael Schumacher relays in vivid detail the story of the Edmund Fitzgerald, its many productive years on the waters of the Great Lakes, its tragic demise, the search effort and investigation, as well as the speculation and the controversy that followed in the wake of the disaster. Michael Schumacher is the author of six books. He has written 25 documentaries on Great Lakes shipwrecks, including three about the Edmund Fitzgerald. "In his ballad, Mr. Lightfoot sang about the Fitz's final tense moments, when "the waves turn minutes to hours: Now the hours have lengthened into years and years into decades-but the allure of this doomed ship and its missing men remains as strong as ever."-Wall Street Journal
Mighty Fitz
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Michael Schumacher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The disappearance of the Edmund Fitzgerald remains one of the great unsolved mysteries in maritime history. Michael Schumacher relays in vivid detail the story of the Edmund Fitzgerald, its many productive years on the waters of the Great Lakes, its tragic demise, the search effort and investigation, as well as
Mighty Fitz
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Michael Schumacher
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

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The Trial of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Michael Schumacher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-12 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

A documentary drawn from testimony at the Coast Guard’s official inquiry looks anew at one of the most storied, and mysterious, shipwrecks in American history The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald is one of the most famous shipwreck stories in Great Lakes history. It is also one of maritime lore’s
29 Missing
Language: en
Pages: 70
Authors: Andrew Kantar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-06-30 - Publisher: MSU Press

On November 10, 1975, SS Edmund Fitzgerald, a giant freighter, sank with its entire crew of 29 aboard, in one of the most violent storms ever witnessed on Lake Superior. In 29 Missing, Kantar tells the "Fitz's" story from the christening in 1958 as the largest ship on the Great
The Town with No Roads
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Joe Siple
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-14 - Publisher: Black Rose Writing

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