2015

What:Awards ceremony for participants and historians of the battle against U-Boats off Cuba in WWII
Where:Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, Fla.
When:11 AM Sat. 16th May, 2015
Topic:Honorees and veterans recognized by the Association for Research and Dissemination of the Cuban Naval History
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