Mr. James Delgado Lecture

Mr. James Delgado
Executive Director
Vancouver Maritime Museum

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on January 21, 2006 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Gold Rush Pompeii: The Buried Waterfront and Lost Ships of Early San Francisco

Mr. Delgado has led or participated in shipwreck expeditions around the world, including RMS Titanic, the discovery of Carpathia, the ship that rescued Titanic's survivors, the notorious "ghost ship" Mary Celeste, USS Arizona, the sunken fleet of atomic-bombed warships at Bikini Atoll, and the 1846 wreck of the United States naval brig Somers, whose tragic story inspired Herman Melville's Billy Budd. He has hosted the National Geographic International Television series The Sea Hunters along with best-selling author Clive Cussler. Mr. Delgado is the author or editor of nearly thirty books and numerous articles.

Background Information

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