About Us


The 37th Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival is presented by:


Ford Seahorses & Sea Lancers Scuba Diving Club

The objectives of the Club are the promotion of scuba diving, safety in the water, the study and conservation of marine life, shipwrecks and their environment. Our club is sponsored by FERA.



The Ford Employees Recreation Association is a Michigan non-profit corporation providing programs and services to Ford Motor Company employees, retirees, and other A/Z/D Plan eligible persons in Michigan. The Ford Seahorses & Sea Lancers Scuba Diving Club is sponsored by FERA, but members are NOT required to be employees or retirees of the Ford Motor Company.


Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Located on Strand Drive on Belle Isle, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum is dedicated to showcasing the story of the Great Lakes, with a special emphasis on Detroit’s role in regional and national maritime history. Our visitors at this 16,000 square foot museum enjoy exhibits that tell more than 300 years of the region’s rich maritime history, from the shipping fleets that rule the waterways to the varied roles that the Great Lakes and the Detroit River have played in our region’s industrial and social history.


Detroit Historical Society

The Detroit Historical Society tells Detroit’s stories and why they matter. Our vision is to be an integral part of Detroit’s present and future by providing meaningful experiences that preserve and share its past.