“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 CeremoniesTom Wilson
The Quest For Lost ShipwrecksTerry Dwyer
Shipwreck Tales of the Great LakesCris Kohl and Joan Forsberg
The Discovery of HMS InvestigatorJonathan Moore
"The Mystery of the C.B. Lockwood"Jim Paskert
Lost Villages and the Dominion Paper FactorySteve Schultz
Lost on the Lady ElginValerie van Heest
Sidewheel Treasure and TragedyGeorgann & Mike Wachter
Silent Waters; Deadly DepthsDavid Trotter

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