Join us for live stream ocean explorations from NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, over 3 days at 4 different times, to experience rare and fascinating coverage of discovery on the sea floor, each broadcast will be approximately 30 minutes, with discussion to follow.
Watch these amazing discoveries right from Maritime Gloucester. You can visit our Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary exhibit and Gortons’ exhibit to learn even more about marine life and the biographical and archaeological significance of shipwrecks.
The following live broadcasts and live remotely operated vehicle streams can be experienced at Maritime Gloucester on:
Tues. Sept 17 at 2pm
Portland Memorial: Recognition Ceremony for New England’s Titanic.
Wed. Sept 18 at 12:30pm & 3pm
Deep-sea exploration:Biology and archaeology in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.
Thurs. Sept 19 at 7pm
Deep-sea exploration: Biology and archaeology in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary with a SPECIAL GUEST, Captain Heather Knowles, will be live during the broadcast to facilitate the evening and to share her many amazing experiences and discoveries. Come join in the discussion!
Captain Heather Knowles is the co-founder of Northern Atlantic Dive Expeditions, inc. and serves as the vice-chair on the santcuary’s Advisory Council as the Diving Representative. As a diver, Heather is a TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor and holds Open Circuit and CCR full-cave certifications. Her connection to the Sanctuary started in 2005 and she has been recognized for her work to raise awareness of the Stellwagen Bank sanctuary amongst the recreational SCUBA diving community.
Ms. Knowles’ efforts have opened the eyes of many New England SCUBA divers to the sanctuary’s interesting marine life and shipwrecks. As co–owner of Northern Atlantic Dive Expeditions, Inc. and captain of the R/V Gauntlet, she promotes responsible diving etiquette in the sanctuary ensuring that historic shipwrecks are not harmed by diver visitation. Her network of contacts as a highly–respected technical diving instructor and charter boat captain spreads information about the sanctuary far and wide.
Maritime Gloucester is host to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Northern Gateway and hosts a permanent exhibit at 23 Harbor Loop open to the public (see website for details http://www.maritimegloucester.org) .
These events are perfect for the diving enthusiasts, ocean lovers, sailors, budding marine biologists…anyone who likes to explore! Family Friendly & FREE
For more info, please call: 978.281.0470