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The North Carolina Coast Sights

USS Huron

  • Offshore, between Hwy. 12 mile markers 11 and 12 Map It
  • Nags Head
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Updated 10/22/2014

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The first North Carolina Historic Shipwreck Site, the 175-foot Huron lies underwater 250 yards off the beach at Nags Head Pier and is a favorite with scuba divers. The iron-hulled ship sank in a November storm in 1877, taking all but a handful of her 124-man crew with her.

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Offshore, between Hwy. 12 mile markers 11 and 12, Nags Head, North Carolina, 27959, United States

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Updated 10/22/2014


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