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Dive Planned To Determine If Shipwreck Is Legendary Griffin

Two men found a vessel hull on the lake bottom in 2011 while searching for gold bullion that some believe was lost in the lake during the Civil War.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2015

Woodcut of French explorer Rene Robert Cavelier de la Salle's Griffin, lost on the great lakes 1679. (Credit: Father Louis Hennipin/Wikimedia Commons)

Wooden Beam Could Be Detached Part Of Shipwreck

A wooden beam that has long been the focus of the search for a 17th century shipwreck in northern Lake Michigan may have come from the elusive Griffin or some other ship, archaeologists said Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013