The Shipwrecks of Maine

Sep 19, 2019

The Smithsonian Channel debuts a documentary series about the sinking of the UBoat 56 off the coast of Cape Elizabeth on September 22.  Maine Calling explores the discovery of the UBoat with the film's director, a maritime historian, and one of the divers involved in the project. We’ll also discuss other famous shipwrecks off the Maine coast.



  • Kirk Wolfinger, Lone Wolf Media. Producer & Director of "Hunt for Eagle 56"
  • Ryan King, technical diver, Nomad Exploration Team (who discovered the wreck of Eagle 56)
  • Warren Riess, Research Assoc. Professor, Emeritus, Dept. of History, University of Maine