The Ongoing Quest for the Wreck of the Griffon
Author(s): Dean L Anderson
In September of 1679, LaSalle’s vessel the Griffon went missing with a cargo of furs after setting sail from Green Bay in western Lake Michigan. The wreck of the Griffon is perhaps the most sought-after shipwreck in the Great Lakes. Many claims of discovery have been made over the years. A recent claim has received a great deal of media attention, but archaeological evidence does not support the contention that the wreck has been found.
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The Ongoing Quest for the Wreck of the Griffon. Dean L Anderson. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Fort Worth, TX. 2017 ( tDAR id: 435512)
min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;