2020 Shipwrecks

Jim Kennard – Shipwrecks 2020

Important Notice   Due to a death in the family, Jim Kennard will be unable to present at this year’s show.                 Our most sincere condolences go out to his entire family during this difficult time. Jim Kennard has been diving and exploring the lakes of the northeast since 1970. He’s found more than 200 shipwrecks …

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Walter Lewis – Shipwrecks 2020 & 2021

Walter Lewis took up diving in 1990 specifically to dive on the wreck of the CORNWALL. At Shipwrecks ‘95, he did a presentation on the wreck, which was subsequently the subject of The River Palace, co-authored with Rick Neilson and published by Dundurn Press in 2008. In the following year, he and Rick were awarded the S.O.S. Marine Heritage Award. In 2011 Walter was …

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David Trotter – Shipwrecks 2020 & 2021

David Trotter has been involved in Great Lakes shipwreck searching, diving, exploration, and documenting new discoveries for 35+ Years. In solving “History’s Mysteries” he has made significant contributions to the history of our Great Lakes and provided new exploration opportunities for sport and technical divers to enjoy. His Discoveries have been featured on the Discovery …

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Matthew Mandziuk – Shipwrecks 2020 & 2021

Matthew Mandziuk is an established Technical Wreck, Cave, Trimix, Rebreather Explorer and Instructor who has been involved in local and multi-national expeditions around the world, featured in television, documentaries, magazines over his career. Web Site: https://dansdiveshop.ca/ Wreck Diving Tips, Trips and Techniques Matt will be discussing what attracts us to shipwrecks, the proper training, skills, …

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Shipwrecks 2019

Shipwrecks 2019 was held on Saturday, April 13, 2019. We had approximately 400 people in attendance. For 2019, we had 100door prizes donated which are now listed on the web site along with the contributors and winners’ names. The Fort Erie Underwater Recovery Unit once again held a 50/50 draw with proceeds going to the …

2019 Shipwrecks

Scarlett Janusas – Shipwrecks 2019

Scarlett Janusas is the President of Scarlett Janusas Archaeology Inc., which conducts both land and underwater archaeological assessments, and cultural heritage assessments in Ontario.    Scarlett holds a BA and MA in archaeology, served as President of the Ontario Marine Heritage Committee for 10 years, President of the Ontario Association of Professional Archaeologists for 4 years …

2019 Shipwrecks

Cris Kohl & Joan Forsberg – Shipwrecks 2019

Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg, well-known maritime historians, scuba divers, authors, lecturers, photographers, and videographers, are a husband-and-wife team who love to explore shipwrecks, particularly those in the Great Lakes. They both have university degrees in History, and underwater archaeology certifications from Great Britain’s Nautical Archaeological Society (NAS). Cris, a prize-winning underwater photographer, is a …

2019 Shipwrecks

Door Prizes – Shipwrecks 2019

Grand Prize 1 – Hollis SMS100 Complete Sidemount System in a Hollis Duffle Bag Tamas Vesztergombi     AquaSub Scuba Diving Centre 1241 Elgin Mills Rd. ERichmond Hill, ONinfo@aquasubscuba.com905-883-3483 aquasubscuba.com 1 – Purple – Ladies Scubapro Crew T-shirt Todd Spencer 1 – Orange – Men’s Scubapro CrewT-shirt Steve Wallace   3 – Unlimited Air Fills …

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Shipwrecks 2018

“Shipwrecks/2018″was held on Saturday, April 7, 2018. We had approximately 300 people in attendance. For 2018, we had 45 door prizes donated which are now listed on the web site along with the contributors and winners’ names. The Fort Erie Underwater Recovery Unit once again held a 50/50 draw with proceeds going to the Lake Erie …

2018 Shipwrecks

Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg – Shipwrecks 2018

Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg, well-known maritime historians, scuba divers, authors, lecturers, photographers, and videographers, are a husband-and-wife team who love to explore shipwrecks, particularly those in the Great Lakes. They both have university degrees in History, and underwater archaeology certifications from Great Britain’s Nautical Archaeological Society (NAS). Cris, a prize-winning underwater photographer, is a past …