Shipwreck Preservation Society

of Newfoundland & Labrador

Welcome to

The Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland & Labrador (SPSNL) welcomes anyone who is curious about shipwrecks in our province. What are your interests:

  • diving on shipwrecks?
  • researching the history of shipwrecks?
  • exploring for shipwrecks?
  • identifying and documenting new shipwrecks?
  • surveying and mapping known shipwrecks?
  • photographing and videoing wrecks?
  • protecting shipwrecks?
  • promoting shipwrecks as tourist attractions?
  • learning more about the nautical history of our province?


But the SPSNL does not welcome anyone who wants to remove artifacts illegally from shipwrecks!


NAS Part I Course

SPSNL will offer both the NAS Introduction course and the NAS Part I course in Foreshore & Underwater Archaeology in 2015. Dates and costs for the course will be posted in 2015. If you are not yet a SPSNL member, maybe it's time you joined us!