Below is a press relaese for Shipwrecks/2015. Due to their normal weekend falling on Easter, the show is running almost a month later than normal. The web site is now up and running.


WELLAND, ONTARIO—(45 Minutes from Buffalo, 75 Minutes from Toronto)The Niagara Divers’ Association will present its 21st Annual Shipwrecks Symposium on Saturday, May 2, 2015. This one-day symposium on shipwrecks will feature multimedia presentations with internationally renowned speakers from both the United States and Canada. $44 CDN / US up to January 26, 2015; $49 CDN / US January 27 – March 17, 2015; $54 CDN / US after March 17, 2015; / lunch included.This year, we are very excited to have eight primary multimedia presentations including:

Ric Mixter: Master of Ceremonies & Story Teller

Geoff Barker / Linda Preston: Shipwrecks of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Tony Gramer: Doomed for Disaster – Loss of the Schooner William Young

Walter Lewis: Survivors – The Great Storm of 1913

Kevin Magee: Railroaded – The Wreck of the Schooner Plymouth

Jonathan Moore: The Discovery of HMS Erebus

Brian Nadwidny: Environmental Time Bomb – The USAT Brig, Gen. Zalinski

Ralph Wilbanks: D-Day’s Sunken Secrets & H. L. Hunley – The World’s First Successful Attack Submarine

Again for 2015, there will be several 5-minute shorts between the primary presentations introducing new speakers, and featuring several new discoveries.

On-line registration now available.

Pre-registration required: for more information contact
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