2015

What: Presentation to Bahamian maritime students
Where: Lowell J. Mortimer Maritime Academy
When: 8:30 AM Weds. 22nd April 2015
Topic: A maritime career from Nassau to Singapore & NY
What: Mailboat Tour for NYYC members
Where: Potter’s Cay Dock, Nassau, Bahamas
When: 3 PM Friday 27th March 2015
Topic: First-hand up-close tour of various Bahamian mail boats

2014

What: Propeller Club of New York & New Jersey
Where: McAllister Towing, 17 Battery Place, 12th Floor, NY NY
When: 6 PM Weds. Nov. 5th, 2014
Topic: SS “POTLATCH” and US-flagged ships sunk in Bahamas & Bermuda in WWII

2013

What: Soup & Sloop presentation
Where: Stamford Yacht Club, 97 Ocean Drive West, Stamford, Connecticut
When: 6:00 PM Thurs. 16 Jan. 2014
Topic: schooners sunk by U-boats during WWII in Bahamas & Bermuda – Capt. Louis Kenedy of “Wawaloam”
What: Marketing presentations, judging panel
Where: SUNY Maritime College, Fort Schuyler, NY
When: 6:30 PM Thurs. 5 Dec. 2013
Topic: Judges (including ETW) provide bio-data and opinions on presentations
What: Massachusetts Maritime Academy “Homecoming” for alumni and supporters
Where: 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts (entrance to Cape Cod Canal)
When: 2:30 PM Friday October 4th 2013
Topic: U-Boats in the Bahamas, particularly US-flagged vessels attacked by German submarines in the Bahamas area during WWII and the US naval/air force response. Survival stories of US mariners in the region from spring/summer 1942 to end 1944 (an article will precede the lecture).
What: National Lighthouse Museum
Where: Staten Island, New York, NY, US – restaurant to be named
When: 7 PM Thursday 18th July 2013
Topic: Imperial Lighthouses of the Bahamas: Aid to both Axis U-boats and Allied merchant ships during World War II.
What: Lyford Cay International School Student Book & Career Day Lecture Series
Where: Lyford Cay, Nassau, Bahamas
When: 8:45 AM Friday 15th March 2013
Topic: U-Boats in the Bahamas and how being a student at then-waterfront Lyford Cay School inspired the author’s nautical career.
What: St. Andrews School History Department
Where: Nassau, Bahamas
When: 10 AM Monday 11th March 2013
Topic: The Bahamas in World War II / U-Boats in the Bahamas to high school students
What: IYRS / MoY Winter Guest Lecture Series
Where: International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) and Museum of Yachting (MoY) 449 Lower Thames St. Newport, RI
When: 6PM Tuesday 29 March 2011
Topic: Burma-teak ketch “Stornoway”’s Trans-Pacific Voyage 1993-94” and the making of the book “Round the World in the Wrong Season”

2012

What: Bahamas Historical Society
Where: Shirley Street (the IODE canteen which was much used in World War II by Merchant Seamen).
When: 6 PM Tuesday 11th April 2012
Topic: U-Boats in the Bahamas / www.uboatsbahamas.com Eric T. Wiberg, JD

2011

What: Hilly Chase Visiting Lecture Series – 2011: Authors of History
Where: Eaglebrook School for Boys, Old Deerfield Massachusetts, US
When: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - after dinner, c.6PM
Topic: “U-Boats in the Bahamas and Bermuda Triangle” – Discussion of material, methodology, research methods to date. Inspirational message to students by an alumni.
What: The 6th Annual S.U.N.Y. Maritime College Department of Global Business and Transportation (GBAT) Conference on Cutting-Edge Issues in Shipping
Where: Lecture hall of the Science and Engineering Building on the campus of S.U.N.Y. Maritime College in the Bronx, NY, US
When: Wednesday, 2 February, 2011 - beginning at 8:30 A.M. (Eric to speak 11 to noon)
Topic: “U-Boats in the Bahamas and Bermuda Triangle” – Debut presentation, discussion of research methods to date.
What: Roger Williams University Maritime Law Society Guest Lecture Series
Where: Bay View Room, RWU Law School, Metacom Ave., Bristol, Rhode Island, US
When: Wednesday, 30 March 2011 c.6PM
Topic: “Careers in Shipping” – Perspectives from a maritime recruiter, former fleet operator, alumni

2010

What: Author book signing, Armchair Sailor / Bluewater Books store
Where: Armchair Sailor / Bluewater Books, Lower Thames St., Newport, Rhode Island, US
When: Sunday 22 August, 2010
Topic: “Round the World in the Wrong Season,” “Tanker Disasters,” and “Travel Writing”

2009

What: Bahamas Historical Society Guest Lecture series
Where: IODE – Imperial Order of the Daughters of Empire building, Shirley Street
When: July 2009
Topic: “The Bahamas – A General History of Survival, Pre-Columbian to Post-Colonial”

2004

What: Graduate Student seminars, Marine Affairs Department, University of Rhode Island
Where: Washburn Hall, Marine Affairs Building, URI, Kingston Rhode Island US
When: Spring of 2004
Topic: “The Business of Yacht Deliveries,” photos and discussion of a trans-Pacific voyage