This site offers all the information that anyone can ask for about the great Gordon Lightfoot. It links to a number of other sites.
One of the sites that is linked to is dedicated to the Edmund Fitzgerald tragedy. The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, the largest ship working the Great Lakes, sank while carrying ore in Lake Superior during a ferocious storm on November 10, 1975. The entire crew of 29 men was lost. The timeline of events is riveting.