65 years later: The SS Carl D. Bradley sinking left its mark in Northern Michigan

When the 639-foot freighter SS Carl D. Bradley sank 47 miles west of Charlevoix in November 1958, it was one of the worst shipping disasters in Great Lakes history. At the time of the Bradley’s launch in 1927, it was the longest and largest boat on the Great Lakes. It held that title for 22 years before the Edmund Fitzgerald was launched in 1958, just five months before the Bradley was lost. Read the full story by the Petoskey News-Review.

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