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  • WWI and WWII off the Coast of North Carolina

    The German U-boats stationed off the coast of the North Carolina during World War II were extremely successful in early 1942. The unique, offshore environment gave them a distinct advantage and they were able to wreak havoc on the merchant ships that travelled along the busy shipping lanes off of the Outer Banks. The area soon became known as Torpedo Junction because of the hundreds of ships that were sunk there.

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How did a World War II assault vessel end up sunk off the coast of North Carolina?

A team of researchers from the Maritime Heritage Program has identified a shipwreck in the Pamlico Sound as a type of World War II troop transport.

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Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
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