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Search for U-boat comes up empty

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A Scanlon, Minn., man’s search for a historic sunken U-boat turned up empty last week.

Jerry Eliason, 61, and his crew spent five days using side-scan sonar in an effort to locate the German U-656 off the Atlantic Coast of Newfoundland. The U-boat was the first one sunk by U.S. bombers in World War II.


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