Dossin Great Lakes Museum. (Photo Credit:

Cannon Found In Detroit River Going On Display

An 18th century British cannon that was found in the Detroit River in 2011 is going on display this weekend following a three-year restoration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2014

Round Island Light in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Underwater Cannon May Help Protect Great Lakes

Scientists struggling to protect native Great Lakes fish from a greedy predator called the round goby are taking a page from the playbook of stores that pipe classical music through loudspeakers to chase away loitering teens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

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Divers Suspend Historic Cannon Recovery Effort

A cannon from Fort Detroit that has been on the bottom of the Detroit River for more than 200 years will stay there a little while longer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2011

Detroit Riverfront

Detroit Police Divers Discover 200-Year-Old Cannon

City police divers have found a cannon in the Detroit River that could be more than two centuries old, and they plan to raise it from the water Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2011


Dive Team Finds Cannon In Detroit River

The Detroit Police Department says its dive team members found a cannon that could be more than two centuries old in the Detroit River near the city’s downtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2011