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By J.E. Hopkins

ISBN-10: 1456056069

ISBN-13: 9781456056063

"There were greater than 25,000 shipwrecks at the nice Lakes. starting with the foundering of LaSalle�s Griffon on a storm-tossed Lake Huron in 1679, to the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in a gale wracked Lake better approximately 3 centuries later, those large clean water seas have taken an important toll.

On a hot spring evening, at a price of 287 lives, the one maximum death on Lake Erie, and the 3rd maximum loss on the entire nice Lakes, happened with the spoil of the G.P. Griffith.

The tale of the Griffith has been all yet misplaced within the mists of time. past debts of the catastrophe, for the main half, variety from erroneous to fanciful. Writers have rushed to judgment so that it will position culpability, with very little documentation, evidentiary strategy, and common sense getting used. nonetheless others have only regurgitated the modern, albeit faulty, accounts.

Out of the entire shipwrecks at the nice Lakes, the main compelling of all happened in 8 ft of water, 220 yards from shore; the break of the G.P. Griffith."

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