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)
To answer, USS Slater is at Caddell Dry Dock and Repair in Staten Island. Typically, the ship is open to the public in Albany near the beginning of April. This season,
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,
Today in U.S. Naval History - April 17
1778 - Sloop-in-war Ranger captures British brig
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