“Shipwrecks/2014″was held on Saturday, April 5, 2014. We had approximately 430 people in attendance. For 2014, we had 107 door prizes donated ($6,107.00 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 $1,108.71 was raised for the project and three prizes of $591.25/ $354.75 / $236.50 given out.
$120.00 was raised through the sale of “Woame Posters” which were donated by Les Pullen. An additional $1,191.25 was raised through personal donations.
Our thanks to the FEURU, Les and all those individuals for their contributions to the Mooring Project.
For our twentieth annual Shipwrecks Symposium, the Niagara Divers’ Association is very pleased to present:
A selection of six full length multi-media presentations by internationally renowned speakers.
Between our primary presentations, we are pleased to present a number of 5 minute “shorts”, highlighting new discoveries.
|Master of Ceremonies||Tom Wilson|
|Fifty Years of Underwater Archaeology at Parks Canada||Marc-André Bernier|
|The ShipwrecK That Changed My Life||Mike Fletcher|
|The Science of the Treasure Ship SS Central America||Dr. Charles E. Herdendorf|
|Taking New York By Storm||David Trotter|
|Armored Warriors of the Deep||Mike and Georgann Wachter|
|"The Great Storm of 1913"||Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg|