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Lecture: Maine’s Deep Connection to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary: Currents, Cod and Shipwrecks

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Using stunning imagery captured with underwater drones and by divers, Ben Haskell, Deputy Superintendent of Stellwagen Bank will take the audience on a tour of several iconic shipwrecks that were built in Maine.  Among them is the steamship Portland which sank in the Gale of 1898 with all hands on board.

Along the way he will describe the marine life that have make the shipwrecks their home and how the Maine Coastal Current contributes to the amazing productivity of the Sanctuary.


Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
Maine Maritime Museum