THE CREW OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD


Captain Ernest M. McSorley, 63

First Mate John H. McCarthy, 62

Second Mate James A. Pratt, 44

Third Mate Michael E. Armagost, 37

Wheelsman John D. Simmons, 60

Wheelsman Eugene O'Brien, 50

Wheelsman John J. Poviach, 59

Watchman Ransom E. Cundy, 53

Watchman William J. Spengler, 59

Watchman Karl A. Peckol, 55

Chief Engineer George J. Holl, 60

First Assistant Edward E. Bindon, 47

Second Assistant Thomas E. Edwards, 50

Second Assistant Russell G. Haskell, 40

Third Assistant Oliver "Buck" J. Champeau, 41

Oiler Blaine H. Wilhelm, 52

Oiler Ralph G. Walton, 58

Oiler Thomas Bentsen, 23

Wiper Gordon MacLellan, 30

Special Maintenance Man Joseph W. Mazes, 59

AB Maintenance Thomas D. Borgeson, 41

Deck Maintenance Mark A. Thomas, 21

Deck Maintenance Paul M. Riipa, 22

Deck Maintenance Bruce L. Hudson, 22

Steward Robert C. Rafferty, 62

Second Cook Allen G. Kalmon, 43

Porter Frederick J. Beetcher, 56

Porter Nolan F. Church, 55

Cadet David E. Weiss, 22



 

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