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Huron stars in TV look at 1913 gale

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PhotoGreat Lakes historians speak of Nov. 9, 1913, as if it were yesterday.

It was the day of the Great Storm -- a rampage of roaring wind and waves that wrecked 19 ships and brought death to 244 sailors.

Seamen afterward remembered the day as Black Sunday.

The tale of the Regina, a 250-foot steel freighter lying inverted under about 80 feet of water some six miles from Lexington Harbor, remains shrouded in mystery. No one survived its sinking during the Great Storm to tell the story.

So, several weeks ago, Kralyevich Productions Inc., a New York production company, stopped by Port Huron to investigate what they consider one possible explanation of the ship's sinking. And they spent a great part of their day filming aboard the Huron Lightship Museum.   more...

 

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