State house declares Great Lakes Sailors Remembrance Day

State house declares Great Lakes Sailors Remembrance Day

LANSING — Upper Peninsula residents weren’t the only ones commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the loss of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald on Tuesday.

The State House of Representatives adopted House Resolution 185, declaring November 10th “Great Lakes Sailors Remembrance Day,” in order to honor those who navigate the Great Lakes and those who have lost their lives doing so. Among the sponsors of the resolution were Representatives John Kivela and Scott Dianda.

Click here to read the full resolution.