17th Century Ship Found in Lake Michigan

A 17th century ship may have been found off the coast of Lake Michigan. Named the GriScreen Shot 2014-06-25 at 12.50.49 PMffin, the ship has been missing since its maiden voyage in 1679. Experts cannot confirm it is the Griffin but plan to excavate more thoroughly in September.
From the AP Article:

TRAVERSE CITY — An explorer who has spent decades seeking a 17th century shipwreck in Lake Michigan says his team has located a debris field that may be the long-lost Griffin.
Steve Libert tells The Associated Press his exploration group found the apparent wreckage this month.
He says it includes wooden planks and implements such as nails and pegs that would have fastened the hull to the rest of the vessel.
Libert says they saw no “smoking gun” such as artifacts with markings identifying them as from the Griffin. But he says he believes his search is over.
He says his team and French experts will seek permits to excavate in the area in September.
The French explorer La Salle ordered the Griffin built. It disappeared on its maiden voyage in 1679.
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