Shipwreck Preservation Society

of Newfoundland & Labrador

President & Assistant NAS Tutor
Neil Burgess Neil is an Assistant Scuba Instructor and works as a wildlife biologist.
Vice-President, Archaeologist, Senior NAS Tutor Ken Keeping Ken has a Masters degree in Maritime Archaeology. He's also a commercial diver and marine consultant.
Secretary Norman Turner Norman is a BSAC Scuba Instructor. He works in real estate development.
Treasurer Rosann Knee Rosann wants to raise public awareness about shipwrecks. She works as an accountant.
Director Tony Merkle Tony is an Open Water Scuba Instructor and works installing and maintaining marine electronics.
Director Daniel Rees Daniel is studying Archaeology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the summer, he works with the Coast Guard as coxswain of an inshore rescue boat.
Youth Director Curtis Knee Curtis is a Junior Open Water diver. He has taken part is pretty well every SPSNL event so far.

Bell Island Shipwreck Project

SPSNL is supporting the Bell Island Shipwreck Project in partnership with Daniel Rees, Rebecca Smith and Ken Keeping. The first round of survey dives on the PLM-27, Lord Strathcona and Saganaga were completed in early August. More survey dives are planned for this fall. Check the SPSNL Facebook group for details.


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