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Friday, November 7
Grandma’s Sports Garden
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Mark Gill, Director of Vessel Traffic Services ("Ice Ops") for the US Coast Guard at the Soo

Saturday, November 8
Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Dr. James P. Delgado, Director of Maritime Heritage in the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
for the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration 

Dr. Delgado has led or participated in shipwreck expeditions around the world. His undersea explorations include RMSTitanic, the discoveries of Carpathia, the ship that rescued Titanic's survivors, and the notorious "ghost ship" Mary Celeste, as well as surveys of USS Arizonaat Pearl Harbor, the sunken fleet of atomic-bombed warships at Bikini Atoll, the polar exploration shipMaud, wrecked in the Arctic, the 1846 wreck of the United States naval brig Somers, whose tragic story inspired Herman Melville's Billy Budd, and Sub Marine Explorer, a civil war-era find and the world's oldest known deep-diving submarine. His archaeological work has also included the excavation of ships and collapsed buildings along the now-buried waterfront of Gold Rush San Francisco 



Saturday, November 8

Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center


Dennis Hale - Author and Sole Survivor of the SS Daniel J. Morrell 

Ken Merryman and Jerry Eliason – The Scotiadoc Shipwreck – found September 2013 

Frederick Stonehouse – Author and Historian 

LCDR Anthony J. Mafia - Commanding Officer, USCG Cutter Alder

Chris Winters - Author and Photographer

Ron Williams - National Weather Service

R/V Blue Heron Large Lakes Observatory


Gales of November is an annual fundraiser to support the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center.  















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