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Great Storm Of 1913: Nightmare On The Great Lakes

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The Great Lakes... When they're calm and placid, they offer smooth sailing.

And for centuries the lakes provided a way to move large amounts of materials great distances.  

But when certain weather conditions form, it can be a nightmare for mariners.

The biggest Great Lakes storm in recorded history started a nightmare on the lakes 100 years ago, on November 7th, 1913.