Friday, May 11, 2007


Divers to discuss discovery of shipwrecked schooner


Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
May 11, 2007

The Greece Public Library will host "Discovery of an Early 19th Century Schooner in Lake Ontario," presented by Jim Kennard and Dan Scoville, at 7 p.m. Monday.

The speakers will discuss the background of the shipbuilder of the Milan, the salt commodity it transported, its origins, the technology of exploration equipment and the discovery of the shipwrecked schooner, including underwater video.

Kennard is a certified scuba diver and has found more than 200 shipwrecks in the Great Lakes and inland waterways over the past 30 years. Scoville is an experienced cave and technical diver.

Registration is required for the presentation for ages 14 and older.

For more information, call the Greece Public Library at (585) 225-8951.


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