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Old 11-10-2007, 12:29 PM   #1
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Let's not forget the anniversary of the sinking of the Fitz 32 years ago today.
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Old 11-10-2007, 01:13 PM   #2
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Every November 10th I break out the 12 string.
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Old 11-10-2007, 01:25 PM   #3
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Tomorrow is Rememberance Sunday here in the UK, when we remember our dead from all wars and wear a red poppy to honour them. Seem appropriate that The Ed Fitz. went down on this date - those 29 will be remembered too by those of us in the UK who are familiar with the song.

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Old 11-10-2007, 05:32 PM   #4
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here too Bru - I've been sporting my poppy for a few weeks now and will for another couple.
This is a blog lnk that a Toronto Sun columnist has as he travels Lake Superior in a freighter. The link is for the beginnng of his journey a few days ago and clicking on "previous" will follow chronologically from the beginning. Pics show the freighter, loding etc. It's quite an intersting read. He mentions the Fitz a few times and I'm sure tomorrow will bring some thoughts of that day in 1975.
http://blog.canoe.ca/greatlakes?blog...=posts&paged=3
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Old 11-11-2007, 02:00 AM   #5
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I had left my clock radio playing all last night tuned to the syndicated talk radio show 'Coast to Coast' which often deals with paranormal topics. I must be trained well because at about 4:55 am I awoke with a start to the eerie chords of 'Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald'. The show closed with Gord's tune and as I lay there in the darkness, I too offered up a prayer for those 29 lost souls. I wonder if you were to stand on Superior's rocky shores and look out from Whitefish Bay on that infamous anniversary, might you see the phantom ship reenacting history?

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