Storytelling Series: David Trotter, Great Lakes Shipwreck Hunter
Presented by Ship To Shore Productions
Believe it or not – The Great Lakes are home to more than 6,000 shipwrecks dating as far back as the 17th century. Join David Trotter, renowned Great Lakes shipwreck hunter as he recounts tales of thrilling adventures and groundbreaking discoveries from his remarkable career – including his most recent discovery of the Hydrus, a 102 year-old shipwreck lost during the Great Storm of 1913.
Trotter has been searching, diving, exploring and documenting new discoveries in the Great Lakes for 35+ years. His solving of “history’s mysteries” have made significant contributions to the knowledge of the Great Lakes and continue to provide new exploration opportunities for scuba divers and maritime researchers – all while capturing the public’s imagination and desire to travel back in time.
About the Storytelling Series:
The Chicago Athletic Association Storytelling Series shares compelling stories and interviews from some of the Chicago’s most interesting and inspiring movers, shakers and visitors. From artists, musicians, innovators, adventurers and visionaries with a great story to tell – the series gives an inside look into the experiences, moments and memories that have shaped the speakers, their work and their lives. CAA is known for its rich history, and while the walls can’t talk, the Storytelling Series continues the tradition of welcoming Chicago’s finest talent into its halls to make lasting memories. Only now, we’ll record and share those moments so worth remembering.