GAYLORD, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – A Michigan Mystery may soon be solved.
Hospital technicians have taken X-rays of a wooden beam that could be part of the Griffin, a ship commanded by the French explorer La Salle. The vessel has been missing for more than three centuries.READ MORE: MSU Police: Tip From Private Investigator Led To Discovery Of Body Believed To Be Brendan Santo
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They hope the CT scan of the slab will help pinpoint its age, which could be a significant clue in determining whether it came from the long-lost ship.MORE NEWS: Flint Public Schools Staying Virtual Indefinitely Due To Large Amount Of Positive COVID-19 Cases
The Griffin disappeared in 1679.
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