Ontario Marine Heritage Committee

About Us

The Ontario Marine Heritage Committee or OMHC was formed in 1975 to Research, Interpret and Preserve Ontario’s Marine Heritage.

Our History

History In the springtime of 1975, a group of avocation and professional marine heritage enthusiasts were invited to conduct an underwater archaeological investigation of a newly discovered Naval Slip associated …

Arthur Amos Marine Heritage Award

  The Arthur Amos Marine Heritage Award This award has been established to recognize the outstanding contributions made by Arthur Amos over the course of five decades of pioneering work …

Our Future

Future Goals The group continues to study and report our maritime history by following the original OMHC tenets of Research, Interpretation and Preservation. This is accomplished through thorough archival/historical research and …

In the Spotlight - Lion's Head Harbour Project

Interesting Facts about the

Ontario Marine Heritage Committee

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Shipwrecks of Ontario

Inner Space Seminar: Shipwrecks of Ontario, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Part of our “Inner Space Seminar” series at Hart House. Shipwrecks of Ontario — The R.H. Rae and Alpena’s Empire ship the Falstaff …

The Explosive History of HMS Raleigh

  Please join the UASBC on Zoom at 7:00 pm (PST) on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 for a presentation by Dr. Chris Harvey-Clark (Dalhousie University): The Explosive History of HMS …