The Sinking Of SS Cedarville

The sinking of the SS Cedarville occurred on May 7, 1965 in the Straits of Mackinac one mile east of the Mackinac Bridge in Lake Huron. The SS Cedarvile was traveling from Rogers City, Michigan to Gary, Indiana with a load of 14,411 long tons of limestone. SS Cedarville collided with the Norwegian ship MV Topdalsfjord in heavy fog at roughly at 8:30-8:45am, 25 out of the 35 crew members were rescued by the nearby German freighter MV Weissenburg. 10 souls were lost. Interviews of first hand stories from survivors and rescuers. Story brought to you by Dan Salas Of PositivelyMichigan.net

The Sinking Of SS Cedarville

The sinking of the SS Cedarville occurred on May 7, 1965 in the Straits of Mackinac one mile east of the Mackinac Bridge in Lake Huron. The SS Cedarvile was traveling from Rogers City, Michigan to Gary, Indiana with a load of 14,411 long tons of limestone. SS Cedarville collided with the Norwegian ship MV Topdalsfjord in heavy fog at roughly at 8:30-8:45am, 25 out of the 35 crew members were rescued by the nearby German freighter MV Weissenburg. 10 souls were lost. Interviews of first hand stories from survivors and rescuers. Story brought to you by Dan Salas Of PositivelyMichigan.net

The Sinking Of SS Cedarville
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