superior, they said, never gives up her dead when the gales of november come early

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    november 10, 1975


    Does any one know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours? The searchers all say they'd have made Whitefish Bay if they'd put fifteen more miles behind 'er. They might have split up or they might have capsized; they may have broke deep and took water. And all that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters.
     
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    Capt. Ernest McSorley

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    I used to love that song.

    Not so much anymore.
     
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    gordon lightfoot reigns supreme 70s am radio
     
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    hey man, how you feeling?
     
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    this song nearly brings tears to my eyes every time i listen to it. lake superior is an awesome lake with amazing power and a storied history. i've spent a lot of time in, on, and around superior, so the song just really touches me. i know these people, so to speak.
     
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    30 foot waves.
     
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    thanks for asking bro! :)
     
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    When suppertime came the old cook came on deck sayin'.
    "Fellas, it's too rough t'feed ya."
    At seven P.M. a main hatchway caved in; he said,
    "Fellas, it's bin good t'know ya!"
    The captain wired in he had water comin' in and the good ship and crew was in peril.
    And later that night when 'is lights went outta sight came the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.
     
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    [video=youtube;Vna1GpHWMiY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vna1GpHWMiY[/video]
     
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    :btu:
     
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    You know if you go overboard I'm that you're a goner.

    Big boats and deep water scare the piss out of me.
     
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    and lake superior is a crazy lake. it's more of a very cold, very deep, rapidly changing and unpredictable inland sea than any sort of lake. and it is absolutely gorgeous. the other great lakes wish they could be superior.
     
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    i switched the video in op for one that includes radio transmissions around the sinking of the edmund fitzgerald. very chilling.
     
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    us border patrol and united states flag flying above border patrol and coast guard station on lake superior (picture i took):

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