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Salty Dawg Speaker Series: An Examination of the Shipwrecks along Wimble Shoals
August 16, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 amFree
Allyson Ropp, a doctoral student in the Integrated Coastal Studies Program at East Carolina University, explores the histories of some of the vessels lost along Wimble Shoals and northern Hatteras Island, as well as the overall near shore and offshore wrecking trends of the area.
The program is part of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s 2022 Salty Dawgs Speaker Series, which features 23 presenters on North Carolina maritime history and culture including topics on piracy, shipwrecks, whaling, sea shanties and the mystery of the Lost Colony. The speakers are historians, divers, maritime history Master’s candidates, musicians, professors, researchers, and authors. These talks are scheduled on Tuesdays through September at 11 a.m. They run 30-45 minutes. The public is invited. No reservations are necessary. Call 252-986-0723 for more information.