“Shipwrecks/2015″was held on Saturday, May 2, 2015. We had approximately 400 people in attendance. For 2015, we had 109 door prizes donated ($5000.00 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 $973.71 was raised for the project and three prizes of $523.75/ $314.25 / $209.50 given out. 

Our thanks to the FEURU and all those individuals for their contributions to the Mooring Project.

A selection of eight full length multi-media presentations by internationally renowned speakers.

Our Master of Ceremonies Ric Mixter will also draw on his unique story-telling gifts to intersperse and showcase snippets of his favourite shipwreck stories throughout the day.


Between our primary presentations, we are pleased to present a number of 5 minute “shorts”, highlighting new discoveries.

Master of Ceremonies & Story TellerRic Mixter
Shipwrecks of Michigan's Upper PeninsulaGeoff Barker & Linda Preston
Doomed for Disaster
Loss of the schooner William Young
Tony Gramer
Survivors: The Great Storm of 1913Walter Lewis
Railroaded - The Wreck of the Schooner PlymouthKevin Magee
The Discovery of HMS ErebusJonathan Moore
Environmental Time Bomb. The USAT Brig. Gen. Zalinski.Brian Nadwidny
H. L. Hunley, The World’s First Successful Attack SubmarineRalph Wilbanks

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