It traversed the Great Lakes for years until sinking in 1915. Now, the Choctaw serves as another of Michigan’s numerous historic sites.
It has inspired a song, a beer, and is the most commonly referenced Great Lakes shipwreck. Here’s the history behind the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.
In November 1966, a Great Lakes freighter sank to the depths of Lake Huron. Only one member of its crew survived.