The Suloide met its fate March 26, 1943 off Bogue Banks. The transport steamship was loaded with manganese and on its way to New York.
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The Outer Banks History Center is honored to showcase the history and traditions of men and women who have served in the US Coast Guard.
The USS Tarpon survived war and received numerous battle stars for her WWII service yet she met her fate in 1957 south of Cape Hatteras.
Our new exhibit, With Love, Aleta, features a 1920s Ocracoke mail boat, in a richly illustrated exhibition that includes images of vintage postcards and modern day mail art.
Since the Colonial period, inhabitants of the Outer Banks of North Carolina processed right whales to augment their existence until the turn of the 20th century.