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New York authorities were questioning three men found in a bizarre submersible vessel floating just off Manhattan on Friday, according to local reports.
The men were discovered early Friday near the cruise terminal in Brooklyn where the massive ocean liner The Queen Mary II is moored, ABC television reported on its website.
When asked about the incident, a police spokeswoman declined to confirm the report or provide any further information, saying only that officers were at the scene.
What they seized was a working replica of a revolutionary war era Turtle submarine. Its creator, Duke Riley, painstakingly recreated it at the Red Hook Woodworks Studio. Friends say when he started on this passion project they were skeptical.
Friday's test run was not the first and seemed to go swimmingly until police say the man inside -- confirmed by friends as Riley -- allegedly breached the security zone around the Queen Mary.