Thursday, May 13, 2010

Ypsilanti's Submarine Diver...of 1870

The Confederates wanted him dead or alive, and put a price on his head for finding a gap in the Union blockade of Charleston.

He was a salvage diver who went after treasure in one of Lake Erie's worst shipwrecks in history.

His pal was a shoemaker and part-time wooden submarine builder.

It's the story of former Ypsilanti resident Elliot Harrington.

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