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from the Sault Star:
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is getting to once again ring the bell 29 times, during the 14th annual Edmund Fizgerald Memorial Service.
The Edmund Fitzgerald, a 729-foot ore carrier, and her entire crew of 29 men were lost on Lake Superior 34 years ago in one of the worst storms in three decades.
The freighter lies north-northwest of Whitefish Point in 160 metres of water.
The service begins Tuesday at 7 p. m. at the Whitefish Point, Mich., museum.
Each year, in honour of the Fitgerald crew, the bell is uncovered and rung 29 times during a 'Call to the Last Watch Ceremony.' The 30th ring is for all mariners lost on the Great Lakes.
Music will be provided by Great Lakes balladeer Carl Behrend and Michigan singer and songwriter Dan Hall. Guest speaker is William Maki, watchman on the Arthur M. Anderson the night the Fitzgerald was lost.
The shipwreck museum will be open from 10 am. to 3 p. m.
For more information, call 1- 800-635-1742.
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