Shipwreck Preservation Society

of Newfoundland & Labrador

The Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland & Labrador presents

Search for the B-24 Bomber Wreck in Gander Lake

a presentation by Tony Merkle

393 For Valour 

In 1943, an RCAF B-24 Liberator bomber, used for anti-submarine patrols, crashed in Gander Lake. Tony will share his extensive research on this warplane, its crash and underwater wreck.

SPSNL will hold its Annual General Meeting after the presentation. Find out about our 2014 shipwreck activities.


Thursday, May 15, 2014 — 7:00 pm
Activity Room, A.C. Hunter Public Library
Arts & Culture Centre, St. John’s

Free and everyone is welcome



Bell Island Shipwreck Project

SPSNL is supporting the Bell Island Shipwreck Project in partnership with Daniel Rees, Rebecca Smith and Ken Keeping. The first round of survey dives on the PLM-27, Lord Strathcona and Saganaga were completed in early August. More survey dives are planned for this fall. Check the SPSNL Facebook group for details.


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