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Great Lakes Series-Ric Mixter

November 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Expired)
Charlevoix Public Library at Community Room A+B

The King of Storms has never been matched in devastation on the Great Lakes. In one weekend 12 ships vanished with all hands, including the largest Canadian freighter ever built at the time. 260 sailors lost their lives when winds ravaged the lakes at 60 mph for over 16 hours straight.Join researcher Ric Mixter as he chronicles the 1913 Storm, including new underwater discoveries as well as rare interviews with two men who made it through the killer winds.