The Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber crashed into Lake Michigan in the 1940's.
The Dauntless was one of more than 100 military planes lost in Lake Michigan during World War II when naval pilots trained by landing on a pair of passenger liners turned into aircraft carriers, the Tribune reported.
A World War II-era bomber is to be put on display in a museum in New Orleans, salvage operators who raised the plane said.Read More
Fourty-four sailors perished while another fourty-two were injured in the incident. The two ships managed to make their way to Greek island of Corfu for repairs. Nevertheless, the incident sparked off a diplomatic row at the time.Read More
While the use of the liver as an energy store and for buoyancy is well documented in adult sharks, this study provides the first evidence of a decline in liver mass of newborn sharks, from 20% of body weight at birth to 6% when they start to feedRead More
Jim Kennard and Dan Scoville told the Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester, N.Y., that they discovered the ship while conducting a deep sonar survey of Lake Ontario. They used a remote operated vehicle equipped with a camera to take images of the wreck, which is located about 10 miles from Oak Orchard, Orleans County.
The men said they made the discovery in September, but waiting until December to announce the find. They have been unable to find a name for the wreck, but believe it dates to around the time of the War of 1812.Read More
The wreck which is one of the war's most significant artifacts was discovered nearly 30 years ago but after a limited, month-long excavation of the site east of Upper Marlboro in 1980, the wreck was reburied under four feet of mud and sediment toRead More