200-year-old cannon pulled from Detroit River

Published on October 7th, 2011 | by Admin

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A Detroit police dive team has discovered a 200-year-old cannon at the bottom of the Detroit River.

Police divers found it during a training exercise in July.

The cannon was located 20 feet underwater behind Cobo Center. The Detroit News says the cannon spent more than 200 years below the surface.

How it got in the water remains a mystery.

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Story: AP | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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