Shipwrecks/2002 was held Saturday, April 13, 2002 in the same Welland location.

The eight annual symposium on Shipwrecks, organized by the Niagara Divers' Association, was held on Saturday, April 13, 2002 in Welland, Ontario. The one-day event featured seven primary and several short multi-media presentations on shipwrecks, ranging from recreational through to technical requirements, as well as expanding the history of a number of Great Lakes shipwrecks. Approximately 450 divers and marine history buffs were in attendance.

This year we were very excited to have 7 primary multimedia presentations.

For 2002, we again introduced several new local presenters with a number of 5minute shorts between the primary presentations.

Geoff Barker & David Mekker

Michigan’s Alger Underwater Preserve

Bernie Chowdhury

Safety First: Lessons from" The Last Dive"


Thomas Easop

The Guns and Armor of Scapa Flow


Joyce Hayward

Master of Ceremonies



Garry Kozak 

The Discovery of the HMS Breadalbane,

Lost In The Arctic 1853


Sikorsky's Amphibian S-39, An Alaskan Challenge


Jim & Pat Stayer 

The Wexford

David Trotter

"BANK JOB....(And The Heist)"

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