On this date, Nov. 10, 1975, the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior during a strong storm. All 29 crewmembers died.
(Source: Holland & Knight)
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Today in U.S. Naval History - July 30
1918 - Units of First Marine Aviation Force arrive at Brest, France
1941 - Japanese aircraft bomb USS Tutuila (PR-4) at Chungking,
A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday.