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Shipwreck - S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald
SS Edmund Fitzgerald
"There are many mysteries surrounding the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, and with no survivors, those mysteries will remain unsolved. Enjoy the quiz!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What company built the Edmund Fitzgerald?
Great Lakes Engineering Works
Newport News Shipping
General Electric Boat Works
On what date was the Edmund Fitzgerald named and launched?
June 8, 1959
July 8, 1958
June 8, 1958
June 8, 1957
Which theory is maintained in the "Marine Casualty Report" by the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board as contributing to the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald?
Ineffective cargo hatch closures
Shoaling or bottoming out on Six Fathom Shoal
Three Sisters wave phenomenon
What was the nickname given to the Edmund Fitzgerald?
What company was responsible for operation of the Edmund Fitzgerald?
Lake Superior Warehousing Company
Duluth Seaway Port Authority
Zug Island Terminal Warehousing Authority
How many tons of taconite was the Edmund Fitzgerald hauling at the time of its sinking?
Who was the skipper of the Edmund Fitzgerald at the time of its sinking?
Captain Bert Lambert
Captain Bernie Cooper
Captain Ernest McSorley
Captain Peter Pulcer
On what date did the Fitzgerald go down?
November 10, 1975
December 10, 1975
October 10, 1975
November 10, 1976
In what body of water did the Edmund Fitzgerald go down?
What was the last known radio transmission from the Edmund Fitzgerald?
"We are holding our own."
"We are sinking!"
"We need help fast."
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Compiled Jun 28 12