For 26 years the Greater Detroit was a luxury steamship that sailed the Great Lakes. According to the Free Press, she was 536-feet long, 96-feet wide and could carry 2100 passengers. You KNOW there were some good times on that ship. Then air travel got cheap and highways got better, so - who needed her? They parked her and let her rot on the Detroit River. And when she couldn't raise her own 6000 pound anchor, they cut it loose and let it sit on the bottom of the river.

Until today. Today, they're bringing up the anchor and they'll display it at the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority office,

Here's the story.

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