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1997 Shipwrecks

The third annual symposium on Shipwrecks, organized by the Niagara Divers’ Association, a Niagara-based dive club of about 50 members, was held on Saturday, March 1, 1997 in Welland, Ontario. The one-day event attracted an audience of over 400, who came to listen to presentations on Shipwrecks ranging from recreational through to technical requirements, as well as expanding the history of a number of Great Lakes shipwrecks.

1997 ShipwrecksCris Kohl

Cris Kohl – Shipwrecks 1997

Cris Kohl, one of our most popular speakers, has returned for his third year with SHIPWRECKS. Cris, a long time resident of the central Great Lakes region, has been a very active and avid scuba diver since 1974. He has written several books on diving in Ontario, including Dive Southwestern Ontario; Shipwreck Tales: The St. Clair River (to …

1997 Shipwrecks

Jim & Pat Sayer OUT OF THE BLUE PRODUCTIONS – Shipwrecks 1997

Out of the Blue Productions is really three people, Jim & Pat Sayer and Tim Juhl. Since 1987, the trio has been working together to locate and produce documentaries on shipwrecks, primarily in the Great Lakes. They started out shooting 35 mm slides and have graduated to using digital video cameras and state-of-the-art computer based editing equipment. Educators …

1997 ShipwrecksFREDERICK STONEHOUSE – Shipwrecks 1997


Frederick Stonehouse has authored eleven books on Great Lakes history, with a twelfth due out in the summer of 1997. He is a frequent lecturer on diving, shipwreck exploration and maritime research, with major presentations given at “Our World Underwater” in Chicago and “Underwater Canada” in Toronto. Among many other accomplishments, he has served as project director …

1997 Shipwrecks

Terrence Tysall – Shipwreck 1997

Terrence Neal Tysall is President/Founder of The Cambrian Foundation, a federally recognized not-for-profit corporation based in Florida. The mission of the foundation is research, education, exploration and preservation of the aquatic realm. He has organized and led expeditions to various sites the world over. Terrence holds Instructor Trainer/Evaluator ratings with IANTD, NACD, NAUI, NSS-CDS, SSI and …

1997 ShipwrecksMARC BEAUDRY – Shipwrecks 1997

MARC BEAUDRY – Shipwrecks 1997

Back for his second year with SHIPWRECKS, NDA club member Marc Beaudry has been diving since 1976 and holds ratings of Divemaster, Full Cave and Trimix. His passion for underwater video photography has taken him to locations in the Caribbean, Mexican cenotes, Florida fresh water caves and Great Lakes wrecks. DIVING THE LAKES – A VIDEO SAMPLING Marc …