Shipwrecks

Another cannon raised from Blackbeard’s ship
Another cannon has been raised from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship off the North Carolina coast. Project Director Billy Ray Morris says that divers were able to raise one cannon and found another in the midsection of the wreck. Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:39pm
ONLY ON 3: Fishing trip may have turned into shipwreck discovery
Could it be a shipwreck never before caught on camera? A local surfer might have found one yesterday while fishing at the south end of Wrightsville Beach. Thu, 08/29/2013 - 9:06pm
Sandy helps uncover old shipwreck at Surf City
Beach erosion from Hurricane Sandy has unearthed a section of the William H. Sumner, a three-masted scooner that ran aground in Surf City in 1919. The ship was sailing from Puerto Rico to New York when it happened. Mon, 11/05/2012 - 9:54pm
Students spend spring break sorting Civil War shipwreck artifacts
While most college students spend their spring break in warm, tropical locales, a few from and UNCW and East Carolina are at Fort Fisher this week digging up artifacts. Tue, 03/06/2012 - 5:50pm
Civil War, WWII ships researched in NC, VA waters
Submerged World War II shipwrecks in North Carolina and Civil War shipwrecks in Virginia are being analyzed in new ways that could allow the public to view their conditions in much more detail than even diving at some of the sites could provide. Tue, 06/28/2011 - 6:05pm