The mentioned shipwreck held in the Split Rock
DVA HARBORS, Minn. – November 10, 43 years ago, the tragedy has shaken Lake Superior.
SS Edmund Fitzgerald sunk, along with all 29 crew members.
On Saturday, this ship and lost life celebrated the Splitska Rock.
One might expect this event to be full of mourning and sorrow.
But 43 years later, a mixture of curiosity and miracles is mixed with sadness, as the story of Edmund Fitzgerald absorbs into new and old minds.
"Thomas Benson, a boiler room," reads the crew member as a ringing bell.
29 times the bell. Respect for 29 lives.
It has become a typical scene every November 10th.
Lighthouse Split Rock and visitors center around about 2,000 people here to see lighthouses illuminated, gathered to look back on that fateful day.
"We've been doing this for 33 years," said the historian, Lee Radzak. "I'm surprised by the resonance she has with people coming to this event, people always remember, and of course the song of Gordon Lightfoot," The Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald. ""
Edmund Fitzgerald left the Superior in Detroit, Michigan at noon.
The storm had shaken, damaging water during the afternoon.
The other ship, as reported, followed Fitzergalda to help get the radar, but that ship also lost contact with it.
At 19 o'clock, the last communication from the captain of the ship: "keep up with our own" was the last thing he heard from people or saw them on board.
Her disappearance remains a mystery.
On the Split Rock, the new generation can hear the ship's story.
"This is really an interesting story," said young Anna Kuronen, who attended a ceremony with her family.
"It was cool to be part of something like this, especially for such a special event."
As light from the lighthouse spins, looking for long lost friends, it's not alone.
Many people here are eager to look inside, enjoy the tastes, the sorrows they have seen.