Lake Huron received the worst of the blow. Eight vessels went down there, of thirteen total that went down on the Great Lakes.
On Lake Erie, LIGHTSHIP 82 was blown off station off of Buffalo, New York, taking six lives. Around 250 lives were taken in the blow.
November is a bad month for shipwrecks on the lakes. The most recent, EDMUND FITZGERALD, went down November 10, 1975 with the loss of 29 lives on Lake Superior.
The thousands of mariners lost over 300 years of navigation on the lakes are gone, but never forgotten.