Shipwrecks of Salem Sound with Ray Bates Jr.


July 11, 2019, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Salem Ferry Dock, 10 Blaney Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Come aboard Naumkeag with lifelong historian, author and local diver, Captain Ray Bates, Jr., for a harbor tour visiting the sites and hearing the stories of the many shipwrecks of Salem Sound. Captain Bates has been exploring shipwrecks since the 1969 and has written several books on the maritime disasters that have occurred along Boston’s North Shore and Cape Ann. Essex Heritage is thrilled to partner with Ray, as he leads a tour sharing and locating the shipwrecks along the coast of Salem, Beverly and Marblehead, allowing passengers to truly “dig into the past and unearth long-lost stories for themselves.”

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