The Story Behind North Carolina’s Most Famous Shipwreck Will Completely Captivate You

Firstly, present-day shipwrecks mesmerize just about everyone. With modern technological innovations into navigational equipment, better weather predictions and more, any shipwreck in modern times is a truly captivating event. And the following series of events that culminated in a famous ship capsizing and sinking off the coast of the Outer Banks in 2012 was a tragedy seen by people world-wide as it occurred off the coast of North Carolina.

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Do you remember this tragic event off the coast of North Carolina? Keep reading here to discover why the Outer Banks are known as The Graveyard of the Atlantic.