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Ghost on Great Lakes Carrier Daniel Morrell Saves Crewmembers Life
I sailed the Great Lakes as a kid for two seasons on the PM Line. I was an oiler in the engine room, and on my off hours I would usually assist one of the maintenance men with his duties. We became good friends, it was he who relayed this story to me as it had occurred only a few years earlier.
Remembering The SS Edmund Fitzgerald
36 years ago this  ship went down. When I used to work in Baton Rouge they told me, don't ever tell them where you are from, they will call you yankee and not want to listen. I announced on the radio I am from Duluth, Minnesota and my phone went wild with fact checking and wanting me to explain stories and play the song and tell them my memories...