By J.E. Hopkins

"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 more advantageous approximately 3 centuries later, those large clean water seas have taken an enormous toll.

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

The tale of the Griffith has been all yet misplaced within the mists of time. earlier money owed of the catastrophe, for the main half, diversity from faulty to fanciful. Writers have rushed to judgment with the intention to position culpability, with very little documentation, evidentiary approach, and good judgment getting used. nonetheless others have purely 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 ruin of the G.P. Griffith."

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