Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archive

Griffin Shipwreck-6

Above, in an October 2012 image from video provided by David J. Ruck, diver Tom Kucharsky passes timbers protruding from the bottom of Lake Michigan. Left, Steve Libert, president of Great Lakes Exploration Group, stands near Clinch Park Marina in Traverse City. On Saturday, Libert will lead a diving expedition to an underwater site in northern Lake Michigan where archaeologists and technicians will try to determine whether timbers he found are what remain of the legendary 17th Century Griffin. Read more on Page 3A.