Shipwreck Preservation Society

of Newfoundland & Labrador

SPSNL is organizing presentations and workshops on the nautical history of Newfoundland & Labrador, shipwreck disasters, and on historical research methods and resources in the province.

Please watch the NEWS on this website and our Facebook group for announcements of upcoming events.

In 2017, SPSNL will be offering the following events (with more added soon):

Event Leader Date
Introduction to Newfoundland Schooners Robert Halliday 16 May
"Astrolabe" Shipwreck Artifacts Workshop The Rooms 3 June
NAS Introduction to Foreshore & Underwater Archaeology Ken Keeping & Neil Burgess 4 June
NAS Part I Course Ken Keeping & Neil Burgess 10-11 June
Shipwreck Oral History Workshop Dale Jarvis & Dennis Flynn 24-25 June
SPSNL Shipwreck Diving Trip - Isle aux Morts Prof. Brad Loewen August
NAS Pt III: Remote Sensing for Shipwrecks: Sidescan Sonar Ken Keeping August?

 

In 2016, SPSNL offered the following events:

Event Speaker Date
NAS Introduction to Foreshore & Underwater Archaeology Ken Keeping & Neil Burgess 29 May
NAS Pt III: Remote Sensing for Shipwrecks: Theory Ken Keeping 27 August
NAS Pt III: Remote Sensing for Shipwrecks: Multibeam Sonar Ken Keeping 28 August

 

In 2015, SPSNL offered the following events:

Event Speaker Date
German Navy Wrecks at Scapa Flow Norman Turner 11 March
NAS Introduction to Foreshore & Underwater Archaeology Ken Keeping & Neil Burgess 18 April
Historical Shipwreck Research Workshop Maritime History Archive, MUN 25 April

 

In 2014, SPSNL offered the following events:

Event Speaker Date
Shipwreck Artifact Workshop Elaine Anton, The Rooms 5 March
The Wreck of the SS Florizel Admiralty House Museum 26 March
B-24 Bomber Wreck in Gander Lake Tony Merkle 15 May
NAS Introduction to Foreshore & Underwater Archaeology Ken Keeping & Neil Burgess 17 May

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 2013, SPSNL offered the following presentations:

Event Speaker Date
The Wreck of HMS Raleigh Bob Hooper 18 April
Underwater Archaeology at Parks Canada Marc-Andre Bernier 1 May
NAS Introduction & Part I Course Chris Phinney 5 July
NAS Introduction to Foreshore & Underwater Archaeology Ken Keeping 9 Novermber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shipwreck Oral History Workshop

SPSNL is offering a workshop on collecting oral history on shipwrecks on 24 & 25 June 2017. Information and registration forms are now available!

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