Arthur M. Anderson rescued from ice in Lake Erie

Arthur M. Anderson rescued from ice in Lake Erie

02/25/2015 David

The Arthur M. Anderson ship was stuck in Lake Erie ice for 5 days before being rescued by two Canadian ice breakers. The Canadian ice breaking ships had to rescue both the freighter and the Detroit based Bristol Bay ice breaking tug after it ran low on supplies while trying to rescue the freighter.

The Arthur M. Anderson ship was the last ship in radio contact with the Edmund Fitzgerald before it sank during a Lake Superior storm.

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