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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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Age Does Matter: The Heartbreaking Fate of the Florence Shay

Welcome back to our series on the shipwrecks of North Carolina! In this fourth episode, we delve into the poignant story of the Florence Shay, a schooner-barge whose final voyage ended in tragedy off the coast of Virginia Beach. The Final Voyage of Florence Shay On November 12, 1908, the last shipwreck involving loss of

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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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