Shipwrecks/2010 was held on Saturday, March 13, 2010. We had approximately 450 people in attendance. For 2010, we had 107 door prizes donated ($8.400.00 value) 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 (Eastern Basin) Mooring Project. A total of $1015.00 was raised for the project and three prizes of $509.00 / $305.00 / $204.00 given out. Our thanks to the FEURU for their contribution and effort.
Speakers & Presentations
For our sixteenth annual Shipwrecks Symposium, the Niagara Divers’ Association was very pleased to present:
A selection of eight full length multi-media presentations by internationally renowned speakers.
Between our primary presentations, we were pleased to introduce several new presenters with a number of 5 minute “shorts”, highlighting new discoveries.
|Master of Ceremonies||Tom Wilson|
|Thirty Six Hours Adrift on Lake Huron|
‘Loss of the Schooner Corsair’
|Rebreather Technology & Cave Diving||Jill Heinerth|
|The Schooner "Riverside"||Kevin Magee|
|In Memory - Joyce Hayward - For The Love Of A Ship; The Sad Saga Of The Alvin Clark||David Mekker|
|The Wheelsmen||Ric Mixter|
|A Deadly Mistake – The Sinking of the U-352||Jim & Pat Stayer|
|“The Mighty Hercules” and Other Great Stories||David Trotter|
|The Steamer Sun & Seven New Lake Erie Discoveries||Georgann & Mike Wachter|