Edmund Fitzgerald model ship unveiled
Edmund Fitzgerald model shop (photo courtesy of the Milwaukee Public Library)
The Wisconsin Marine Historical Society and the Milwaukee Public Library will unveil the Edmund Fitzgerald model ship on Saturday.
Edmund G. Fitzgerald, the grandson of Edmund Fitzgerald, will bequeath the ship model to the WMHS.
The Edmund Fitzgerald was launched in 1958. The ship sank in November 1975 while en route from Superior, Wisconsin to Detroit, Michigan. No one survived.
An unveiling of the ship model will take place Saturday at 10:00am at the Central Library, Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room.