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Local Hatteras Island News;

 

Island Free Press On-Line News


Sites about NC Wrecks and wreck diving;

 

BFDC & North Carolina SCUBA and WRECK DIVING Web Page Descriptions and some great photos of NC shipwrecks by Paul Hudy.  (#1 on Google for NC Diving, but who knows why?)

 

NOAA 2011 Battle of the Atlantic Expedition This site is all about the shipwrecks we dive from Hatteras Inlet.  NOAA has conducted a series of expeditions investigating the wreck sites and documenting their conditions.


WWW Links to dive shops and clubs we like a lot;

 

Coral Edge Adventures - The largest and best stocked Dive Shop you will find anywhere.  Located in Northern Virginia they are a full service facility with training from Basic to advanced CCR Tech diving and everything else to support your diving needs.

 

Roanoke Island Outfitters can provide guided beach dives from their shop in Manteo.  This is the place to go for diving the Northern Beaches.

 

Maverick-America.com  - The Place to get some really great spearfishing equipment. They have a wide range of spearguns and accessories to fill your bluewater hunting needs.  The owner, Mark, really knows all about the sport of freediving and spearing. 


Goddard Sea Ventures Dive Club, Dive club based in MD near Wash DC.

 

Atlantis Rangers Dive Club, Very active Wash DC based Dive Club.


Forums about NC wreck diving;

 

SCUBA board NC Diving forum - Not as active as the above forum, but still a great place to discus NC Wreck Diving.


Some great paces to go diving other than the Hatteras on the NC Outer Banks:

 

Tortuga Charters is the charter boat of choice for the custom dive charter experience to dive the wrecks off Morehead City area. Capt James will take good care of you.

 

Atlantis Dive Charters - Another good choice for diving the Morehead City area shipwreck sites.

 


 

WWW Links to great information sites about combat vessels;

 

The U-Boat War A web site devoted completely to the WWII U-boat campaign.

U-Boat Aces is another web site devoted exclusively to the WWII U-boats.

U-boat Archive also has a great deal of information about the U-701.

Nav Source Naval History Research the history of U.S. Navy ships.

Naval History and Heritage Command has lots of info about US NAVY vessels

The Alligator  This web site details the search for the US Navy's first submarine - which sunk somewhere off Hatteras in 1863.

American Merchant Marine at War  The US Merchant Marine took the brunt of the U-Boat war and this site has in-depth information about the men and their ships.


WWW Links to Museums covering the Shipwrecks of the Atlantic and Hatteras;

 

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum  The shipwreck museum in Hatteras Village.
The Mariner's Museum  Located in Hampton Virginia, an invaluable resource for the avid wreck diver due to the extensive research library and vast photo collection.

The USS Monitor Center  Detailed information about one of the Diamond shoal's most well know shipwrecks.

NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries - Information on all of the national marine parks including the Monitor site and efforts to protect other NC wreck sites.  
The Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project - A Historical Wreck on Cape Lookout


Links to information about shipwrecks and diving in general;

Wreck Diver Magazine - The premier magazine for divers crazy about Wreck Diving.

NUMA - The agency behind all of the Dirk Pitt adventures actually exists and they find shipwrecks too!

 



Other things to do on Hatteras:

 

Coastal Helicopters - Offers flights in their Robinson R-44 Raven from Dare Co in Manteo, but they fly from Mitchell field in Frisco as well as Ocracoke.  

 

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