Huskies Help Solve Sunken Minesweeper Mystery
by Cyndi Perkins
Underwater robots, side-scan sonar and crowdfunding are being deployed to find two of Lake Superior's most elusive historical shipwrecks.
On Nov. 23, 1918, two 143-foot French minesweepers went down in a Lake Superior storm. Great Lakes Research Center Director Guy Meadows is at the helm of a crowd-funded project to find the Cerisoles and Inkerman. Meadows shares the historical research and advanced technologies that will guide the mission at a talk from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Great Lakes Research Center, in Room 202.
It's not the first time anyone's gone looking for the ships since they went missing. Why does Meadows think his odds are better?
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