The Edmund Fitzgerald By:  Mitchell Graham  Cameron Sleeper Carlton Thompson Garrett Fragala
 
What was the Edmund Fitzgerald <ul><li>The  Edmund Fitzgerald, was the first maximum sized Laker ever built. Its eel of hu...
The Facts <ul><li>Weight = 26,000 T </li></ul><ul><li>Length = 729’ </li></ul><ul><li>Width = 75’ </li></ul>
Facts The Path of “The Big Fitz”
The Triumphs <ul><li>It held a record for the largest ship on the Great Lakes until 1975. </li></ul><ul><li>She made many ...
The Triumphs <ul><li>“The Big Fitz” effected Michigan, because it carried so much iron ore, for so long. From Cleveland to...
The Tragedy <ul><li>On November 10, 1975, it broke in two. 29 men died, and nobody survived </li></ul>
The Tragedy <ul><li>The Edmund Fitzgerald’s tragedy effected MI, because it could no longer carry tons of iron ore across ...
What Happened? <ul><li>The waves were too large in the storm the Fitz was sailing in. It was headed to Whitefish point but...
The Wreck <ul><li>It Sunk in 530 ft deep water.  There has been half a dozen divers to the site since the wreck in 1975. <...
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  • Edmund Fitzgerald

    1. 1. The Edmund Fitzgerald By: Mitchell Graham Cameron Sleeper Carlton Thompson Garrett Fragala
    2. 3. What was the Edmund Fitzgerald <ul><li>The Edmund Fitzgerald, was the first maximum sized Laker ever built. Its eel of hull was 301 yards. Launched on June </li></ul><ul><li>1958. </li></ul>
    3. 4. The Facts <ul><li>Weight = 26,000 T </li></ul><ul><li>Length = 729’ </li></ul><ul><li>Width = 75’ </li></ul>
    4. 5. Facts The Path of “The Big Fitz”
    5. 6. The Triumphs <ul><li>It held a record for the largest ship on the Great Lakes until 1975. </li></ul><ul><li>She made many voyages across the lakes carrying iron ore. </li></ul>
    6. 7. The Triumphs <ul><li>“The Big Fitz” effected Michigan, because it carried so much iron ore, for so long. From Cleveland to Detroit, so they could make cars, etc. </li></ul>
    7. 8. The Tragedy <ul><li>On November 10, 1975, it broke in two. 29 men died, and nobody survived </li></ul>
    8. 9. The Tragedy <ul><li>The Edmund Fitzgerald’s tragedy effected MI, because it could no longer carry tons of iron ore across the great lakes. </li></ul>
    9. 10. What Happened? <ul><li>The waves were too large in the storm the Fitz was sailing in. It was headed to Whitefish point but it never made it. It’s last message was “We’re holding are own”. </li></ul><ul><li>The church bell rang 29 times after the wreck. </li></ul>
    10. 11. The Wreck <ul><li>It Sunk in 530 ft deep water. There has been half a dozen divers to the site since the wreck in 1975. </li></ul><ul><li>The “Queen of the Great Lakes” is now gone forever. </li></ul>
    11. 12. Edmund Fitzgerald Movie.

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