Shipwrecks 2019 was held on Saturday, April 13, 2019. We had approximately 400 people in attendance. For 2019, we had 100door prizes donated 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 $1175.87 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.

Speakers & Presentations

For our 25th. 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 present a number of 5 minute “shorts”, highlighting new discoveries.

Master of CeremoniesTom Wilson
“Things They Didn’t Teach on Your Open Water Course”Tom Wilson
Four Gems of TobermoryArt Amos & Dan Lindsay
The AVRO Arrow Model Search and Recovery ProjectScarlett Janusas
"DIVE ONTARIO! Here We Go Again!"Cris Kohl & Joan Forsberg
Diving Iceland: The Cold and the Beautiful Kevin Magee & Cindy LaRosa
A Women’s Day of DivingKayla Martin
“The White North Has Thy Bones”: The Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS TerrorJonathan Moore
Romancing the Lake; 40 years of Lake Erie Shipwreck Discovery and ExplorationMike & Georgann Wachter

Gold Sponsor Dan’s Dive Shop

Gold Level Sponsor: ABUCS Scuba Charters

Gold Level Sponsor: Adventure Sport

Silver Level Sponsor: Shipwrecks and Scuba

Bronze Level Sponsor: Ontario Underwater Explorers Scuba Swap

Silver Level Sponsor: Aqua Scuba

Silver Level Sponsor: Wreck Diver Magazine

Bronze Level Sponsor: Ontario Underwater Council

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