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Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society
Dedicated to Saving our Shipwrecks "From Prevention to Preservation"
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March 3 - 4, 2018

Friday 7:00 to 10:00 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM
(Including Awards Banquet)

New Location!

Double Tree by Hilton in Bloomington

 
For more information on the 2017 UMSAT show, please visit www.umsatshow.org

If you are interested in joining the UMSAT Show Planning Committee, please email us at info@umsatshow.org or contact Ken Merryman or Phil Kerber.

We are always looking for speakers that would like to present a great topic about their scuba diving or adventure travel experiences.

Please let us know if you, or anyone you know, would like to be a star and speak at a future UMSAT Show!


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GLSPS Project Sponsors



Air Down There Scuba offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. Thank you, Scott and Tracy!



Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. They have also loaned us a GoPro HD video camera for a few projects. Thank you, Steve and Jolene!

Videos produced by Steve at Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center filmed in Lake Michigan on a Milwaukee charter trip. Click on their above logo for information to join them on a charter to visit these shipwrecks.
Prins Willem
The Dredge 906
Lumberman



Jay Hanson from Superior Scuba Charters and North Shore Scenic Cruises has helped the GLSPS on many projects. Jay has many years of experience as a Captain, dive shop owner, dive instructor and commercial diver.

Jay has taken a different path for the past few years and his scuba charters are no longer available. However, in 2012, Jay purchased the Wenonah which was previously used to transport people from Grand Portage, MN to Isle Royale, MI. He now offers day cruises on the North Shore of Lake Superior and is docked at the Silver Bay, MN Marina.

If you are interested in booking a day charter cruise on the North Shore of Lake Superior, please click on the logo above for information on joining a north shore day cruise.

News Stories

Lake Superior Marine Museum Association 2012 Entertainment Series

Friday, January 27, 2012

 

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For Immediate Release

January 26, 2012

 

Lake Superior Marine Museum Association Presents

Free February Evening Entertainment Series Programs

                                                               

Lake Superior Marine Museum Association (LSMMA), in conjunction with Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, has coordinated three free Evening Entertainment Series programs at Canal Park Lodge in Duluth, MN from 7 pm to 9 pm on February 9, 16 and 23.  Guest speakers and dates are:

 

Thursday, February 9 – Modern Viking Voyages of the Leif Erikson & Roald Amundsen Ships

Knife River, MN resident, Randy Ellestad, will share details about Duluth’s Viking ship, its colorful history and remarkable voyage as it battles with the elements, city hall, and its future.

 

Thursday, February 16 – The Great Lakes Steamship Society

Learn from Steve Haverty, a founding member of the Great Lakes Steamship Society, how the organization strives to preserve maritime heritage of the Great Lakes and focuses on its current project the JBFord.

 

Thursday, February 23 – Wildfire In A Wild Land

Kris Reichenbach of the US Forest Service will share photographs and information about the Pagami Creek Wildfire that burned more than 145 square miles of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  Learn how the historic event was a natural occurrence and more about the role of fire in the boreal landscape.

 

LSMMA is a nonprofit organization established in 1973 to preserve the region’s maritime history.  It also helps support the Marine Museum at the Army Corps of Engineers’ Lake Superior Maritime Visitors Center.  The association sponsors maritime-related educational and promotional programs and assists in the maintenance and purchase of museum displays.  For more information, call LSMMA at 218 727-2497 or visit www.lsmma.com.

 

LSMMA

Ellen Kramer, Executive Director

PO Box 177, Duluth, MN 55801

218 727-2497 - info@lsmma.com