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Overwhelmed by the Waves: The St. Rita’s Last Stand

Welcome back to our shipwreck series! In this episode, we delve into the poignant and tragic story of the St. Rita, a vessel whose journey ended in disaster. This episode highlights the perilous nature of maritime voyages and the relentless power of the sea. Join us as we explore the events leading up to the

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The Final Hours of the Tiger

Welcome back to “Ocean Echoes: North Carolina’s Shipwreck Chronicles.” In this third episode, we delve into the compelling and dramatic story of the Tiger, a ship with a storied past and a tragic end in 1942. A Vessel of Many Roles The Tiger’s journey began in June 1917 as a freighter for the Standard Transportation

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Betrayed by Clearance: The Santore’s Sudden End

Welcome back to “Ocean Echoes: North Carolina’s Shipwreck Chronicles.” In this second episode, we delve into the harrowing story of the Santore, a vessel whose journey met a tragic end in the Chesapeake Bay during World War II. The Fateful Day On June 17, 1942, the Santore, commanded by Master Eric Nyborg, was navigating into

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