“Shipwrecks/2011”was held on Saturday, April 2, 2011. We had approximately 485 people in attendance. For 2011, we had 138 door prizes donated ($10,175.00 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 $1214.00 was raised for the project and three prizes of $607.00 / $364.20 / $242.20 given out. Our thanks to the FEURU for their contribution and effort.
Speakers & Presentations
For our seventeenth annual Shipwrecks Symposium, the Niagara Divers’ Association is very pleased to present:
A selection of eight full length multi-media presentations by internationally renowned speakers.
Between our primary presentations, we are pleased to introduce several new presenters with a number of 5 minute “shorts”, highlighting new discoveries.
|Master of Ceremonies||Tom Wilson|
|The Quest For Lost Shipwrecks||Terry Dwyer|
|Shipwreck Tales of the Great Lakes||Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg|
|The Discovery of HMS Investigator||Jonathan Moore|
|"The Mystery of the C.B. Lockwood"||Jim Paskert|
|Lost Villages and the Dominion Paper Factory||Steve Schultz|
|Lost on the Lady Elgin||Valerie van Heest|
|Sidewheel Treasure and Tragedy||Georgann & Mike Wachter|
|Silent Waters; Deadly Depths||David Trotter|