If you’re interested in Lake Erie history, discover the snowstorm that doomed the tug Admiral, its consort tanker-barge Cleveco, and their crews.

Speaker Kevin Magee describes the doomed voyage that began on Dec. 1, 1942. The vessels left Toledo with 33 men and a million gallons of crude oil that were critical to the nation’s World War II efforts.

For more on local shipwrecks, you can borrow several books from our collection or watch our interview with shipwreck hunters and authors Georgann and Mike Wachter.