1850: Death on Erie: The Saga of the G.P. Griffith by J.E. Hopkins PDF

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 desirable approximately 3 centuries later, those large clean water seas have taken a massive toll.

On a hot spring evening, at a value of 287 lives, the one maximum demise on Lake Erie, and the 3rd maximum loss on all of the 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. prior bills of the catastrophe, for the main half, variety from erroneous to fanciful. Writers have rushed to judgment as a way to position culpability, with very little documentation, evidentiary procedure, and common sense getting used. nonetheless others have in basic terms regurgitated the modern, albeit erroneous, accounts.

Out of all of the 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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