Steve Lloyd

Anchorage-based historian, author, explorer, filmmaker, technical scuba diver

Professional Papers and Presentations


“Diving into Alaska’s History”. Slide-show and 70-minute presentation. Kasilof Regional Historical Society meeting. Kasilof, Alaska: November 10, 2011.


“The Torrent Shipwreck: Searching for Alaska’s Underwater History”. Presentation of a revised version of the documentary film, followed by audience discussion. Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society meeting. Seattle, Washington: January 6, 2010.


Public presentation and Q&A at Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska on the occasion of the recovery of the ship’s bronze mountain howitzer artillery piece in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard: July 2009.


“The Torrent Shipwreck: Searching for Alaska’s Underwater History”. Public premiere of the documentary film, followed by audience discussion. Alaska Historical Society Annual Meeting. Anchorage, Alaska: October 15, 2008.


“The Torrent Shipwreck and the Kachemak Bay Region, 1868”. Public preview of the work-in-progress documentary film, followed by audience discussion. 16th Annual Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival. Homer, Alaska: May 23, 2008.


“Searching for Alaska’s Sunken History: The US Army Transport Bark Torrent Shipwreck, July 1868”. Alaska Historical Society Annual Meeting. Juneau, Alaska: October 6, 2006.


“Remembering Alaska’s Shipwrecks: The Cook Inlet Legacy”. 14th Annual Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival. Homer, Alaska: May 6, 2006.


“Farallon: Shipwreck and Survival on the Alaska Shore”. Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society. Seattle, Washington: June 7, 2000.