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.

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.

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