Throughout the last eight years, I have interviewed many people involved in the Edmund Fitzgerald. Families of the crew, authors, directors, and former Coast Guardsmen are just a few of the many people who have agreed to an interview. To read an interview's transcript, click the link.
Michael Schumacher is the author of the book Mighty Fitz.
Carol Ross is the niece of Joseph Mazes who was the special maintenance man on the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Heidi Brabon is the daughter of Blaine Wilhelm, oiler on the Edmund Fitzgerald.
This is a follow-up interview with Missy Clark-Nabozny, who is the granddaughter of John D. Simmons, first wheelsman on board the Fitzgerald. To read the original interview, click here.
This is a follow-up interview with John O'Brien, who is the son of Eugene O'Brien of the Edmund Fitzgerald. To read the original interview, click here.
Cheryl Rozman is the daughter of Ransom Cundy who was watchman on the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Daniel Bowers is an actor that portrayed crewman George Holl in the Northern Michigan University play Holdin' Our Own, directed by Shelley Russell.
Sue Hills is the niece of the late Gordon MacLellan, who served as wiper onboard the Edmund Fitzgerald when it sank. As most of the crew's families, she contacted Tim regarding this website and has expressed her support.
Pam Johnson is the daughter of Robert Rafferty, steward onboard the Edmund Fitzgerald. She was the first family member to contact Tim and praise his efforts, and she still assists with this website in many aspects.
Robert Manning is a former Coast Guardsman from Michigan who was a technical advisor to Shelley Russell while she was writing her play Holdin' Our Own.
John O'Brien is the son of Eugene O'Brien who was on board the Edmund Fitzgerald when it sank.
On-air personality of WTIP Minnesota radio, and Edmund Fitzgerald enthusiast.
Director of the play Holdin' Our Own.
Joe Sajdak is the nephew of Joseph Mazes, the special maintenance man on the Fitzgerald.
Marge Soronen is the niece of crewmember Joseph Mazes, the special maintenance man on the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Frederick Stonehouse is the author of The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Robert Vaughn has worked with the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society on web work, as well as in many other fields and is actively involved in researching the wreck.
Brother of Blaine Wilhelm, crewmember on board the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald when it sank.
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