“Shipwrecks/2016″was held on Saturday, April 9, 2016. We had approximately 400 people in attendance. For 2015, we had 39 door prizes donated ($2000.00 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 $1250.00 was raised for the project and three prizes of $625.00/ $375.00 / $250.00 given out.
Our thanks to the FEURU and all those individuals for their contributions to the Mooring Project.
For our Twenty-Second annual Shipwrecks Symposium, the Niagara Divers’ Association is very pleased to present:
A selection of seven full length multi-media presentations by internationally renowned speakers.
Our Master of Ceremonies Jill Heinerth will also draw on her unique story-telling gifts to intersperse and showcase snippets of her favourite adventure 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 Teller||Jill Heinerth|
|A Promise Made ….. Dennis Hale and his ship The Daniel J. Morrell||Mike Fletcher|
|The Wreck of the Griffon - The Greatest Mystery of the Great Lakes||Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg|
|Discovery of the “Argo” – The Great Lakes' Top Environmental Hazard||Tom Kowalczk|
|Graveyard of the Great Lakes: A Shipwreck Hunter’s Quest to Discover the Past||Eric Seals|
|Clandestine Dives on the Wrecks of the “Hamilton and Scourge”||Scott Stitt|
|Ghost Ship of the White Hurricane (THE 30 YEAR SEARCH)||David Trotter|
|FATAL CROSSING - THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF NWA FLIGHT 2501||Valerie Van Heest|
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