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David Mearns: The Shipwreck Hunter

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

David L. Mearns is a USF graduate student alum and the holder of three Guinness World Records for shipwreck finding, including one of the deepest ever found – German blockade runner Rio Grande. He and his company, Blue Water Recoveries, Ltd., are the protagonists of many shipwreck documentaries, including the British television documentary How the Bismarck Sank H.M.S. Hood.

The event is FREE and open to the public – but please RSVP here to guarantee your seat.

Brought to you by the USF College of Marine Science in partnership with: OPEN Partnership Education Network at USFSP, The Aresty Family, Duke Energy, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, St. Petersburg Innovation District, USGS, and Harvard Jolly Architecture.


May 7
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm




Mahaffey Theater
400 1st St. SE
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
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