Mudcat Café message #49367 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #8054   Message #49367
Posted By: Tim Jaques tjaques@netcom.ca
14-Dec-98 - 12:45 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Mary Ellen Carter (Stan Rogers)
Subject: RE: Wanted: background to 'The Mary Ellen Carter'
I doubt it, after that amount of time. I'm sure that it would have been in the paper had that been done. Someone accidently unplugged the pumps, which is why it sank. According to the story in one of the Detroit papers, there really was an eccentric man trying to restore her.