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Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society
Dedicated to Saving our Shipwrecks "From Prevention to Preservation"
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GLSPS Annual Fundraiser!!
2019 UMSAT Show

New Date for 2019 UMSAT Show!!

April 12 - 13, 2019

Friday 7:00 to 10:00 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
(Including After Party with food and Beverages)

New Location for 2019!

Jimmy's Event Center Vadnais Heights MN
For more information on the 2018 UMSAT show, and the upcoming 2019 UMSAT Show, please visit

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

Here are the Links to Important Exhibitors Documents

UMSAT Show 2019 Exhibitors Contract W/ Registration Form 

UMSAT Show 2019 Exhibitor Sponsors Registration Form

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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Check out the most beautiful magazine ever produced in Northern Minnesota!

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

Jay Hanson from 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 2 hour - day charter cruise on the North Shore of Lake Superior, please click on the logo above for information on joining him and his staff on a north shore day cruise.

HomeEFR Course 2010

Emergency First Response Course

Session 1
Date: April 13, 2010
Time: 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Session 2
Date: May 19, 2010
Time: 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Location: Air Down There Scuba
9 Little Canada Road West, St. Paul, MN 55117 (651) 482-0977
See Map Below for more info

Offered for GLSPS at a special price by Scott Wemyss of Air Down There Scuba

The course will include:
First Aid & CPR
AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) Training
Oxygen Administration

*NOTE: The Society requires that all Captains / Operators, Project Leaders, Safety Officers, acting Safety Officers, Dive Masters, and crew members of the Preservation, to have current First Aid, CPR, O2, and AED Cards.

This class is also for those of you that do not have a First Aid, CPR, O2, and AED Card at all! It is not just for those that are renewing! Any member in good standing can sign-up. Even if you are not required to have a First Aid card, it is still a great thing to know and be able to perform these procedures for any emergency that may occur outside of diving.

Sign-up by contacting the shop. This needs to be done very soon! Scott recommends that you sign-up, pay and pickup your reading material at least two weeks before the class. He would like all students to read the material in advance.

Phone: 651-482-0977 or stop by the shop. For directions go to the Air Down There website.
The special price for GLSPS members only is $69. For non-members the cost is your membership renewal at $20 plus the course cost.