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National Museum of the Great Lakes

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March 2021

Spring Lecture Series: “Heroic Age of Diving”

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Heroic Age of Diving by Jerry Kuntz During the 1840s and 1850s, during the infancy of the development of underwater breathing apparatus, Lake Erie became the proving ground for this new technology. The salvage of three infamous passenger steamer wrecks, the Erie, the G. P. Griffth, and the Atlantic became the incentive for divers and engineers to test the limits of their new devices. Foremost among them was John Green, a man who kept secret the story of his own tragic

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