A German Submarine (VII-C Class) 218 feet long was sunk April 9, 1942 by the United States Coast Guard Cutter "ICARUS". This vessel is possibly the most intact and unique wreck in this area. This is the signature dive in the Morehead City area. The maximum depth of the dive is 110 feet.
An American Tanker 412 ft. in length was torpedoed & sunk on march 3, 1942 by the German Submarine U-124 Vessel is intact & upside down with the hull rising approx. 30 ft. off the bottom. This wreck is a breeding ground for Atlantic Sand Tiger Sharks and lion fish. Depth of dive is approx. 125 ft.
A WW1 German Cruiser 225 ft. in length was captured & repatriated by the U.S. at the outbreak off the war On June 21, 1918 it sunk after colliding with the S.S. FLORIDA. Time has taken a heavy toll on this vessel. The deck cannons, boilers,& engines are the remaining structures visible making this an excellent dive. Many artifacts are still being recovered. This one of the prettiest dives South of Cape Lookout !! Look for sharks, turtles, rays, and eels. Depth of dive is approx. 110 ft.
An American Cable Layer 439 ft long was sunk as an "Artificial Reef" & is broken into three major sections. The bow is resting on its port side, the midsection is askew, and the stern section is sitting upright. Some sections have a relief that come within 55ft of the surface. Depth of dive is approx. 120 ft.
Another Artificial Reef considered an inshore wreck but is a great penetration dive (with proper training) sometimes used for training. Approx 70 ft.
Artificial Reef is in about 75 ft.
An American Oil Tanker 435 ft. long was torpedoed & sunk on March 18, 1942 by the German Sub U-124. Although the ship is upright, it was destroyed to a depth of 40 ft. Depth of dive is approx. 70 ft.
A Brazilian Freighter 338 ft long sank on March 26, 1943 after colliding with the sunken hull of the "HUTTON." The vessel is upright but "Cable Dragging" by the U.S.C.G. "VIGILANT" brought this ship to 40 ft. below the surface. Depth of dive is approx. 65 ft.
A converted British armed Trawler 192 ft. long sank after colliding with the "USS SEMMES" on April 6, 1942. This vessel was destroyed by the U.S.C.G. "VIGILANT" relatively flat to the bottom as she was a hazard to ship navigation.
An American Oil Tanker 411 ft. long was torpedoed & sunk by the German Sub U-124 on March 23, 1942. This wreck is broken in two making each section a separate dive. Although it is sitting upright & diving is excellent, due to the depth & distance from shore this is not normally dove. Special charters can be arranged. Advanced computer divers are preferred. Depth of dive is 140 ft.
A converted British armed Trawler 162 ft. long was torpedoed & sunk by the German Sub U-588 on May 12, 1942. While this ship is upright, the force of the explosion leveled this wreck & deck plates can be found as far away as 300 ft. from the main wreckage. Capt Bobby Cox has recovered a porthole swing plate from this wreck. Depth of dive is approx. 105 ft.
A Yard Oilier 174 ft. long was sunk as an "Artificial Reef." The vessel is upright & intact. It is considered a very easy dive. Depth of dive is approx. 100 ft.
So called because of the 'boxes' of railroad irons cargo piled in a heap. Can also see rails, anchor, and home to many lion fish and grouper.
An American Oil Tanker 430 ft. long was torpedoed & sunk by the German Sub U-552 on April 9, 1942. The vessel is upright & semi-intact as it is broken into 3 pcs. with the upper pcs. of structure rising to within 90 ft. of the surface. This wreck host a large group of Atlantic Sand Tiger sharks, but visibility may be less than what is found on the south side wrecks. Depth of dive is approx. 125 ft.
An American Freighter 251 ft. long was torpedoed & sunk by the German Sub U-158. The wreck is upright but attack by depth charges during the war years has leveled most of the wreck except for the Bow section. This is one of the best dives in the area with a small contingent of Atlantic Sand Tiger sharks that seem to have made this wreck their home!! Captain Bobby Cox recovered a porthole swing plate off of this wreck. Artifacts are still being recovered off this wreck. The depth of dive is approx. 80 ft.
A Russian Oil Tanker 400 ft. long was torpedoed & sunk by the German Sub U-402 on April 29, 1942. This wreck was demolished by explosives to a depth of 40 ft. making this a most picturesque dive. Recently, hurricanes have uncovered new sections of this wreck and many artifacts are being discovered. Depth of dive is approx. 55 ft.
A 140 ft. long Menhaden boat sank during a storm. She was intact & laying on her starboard side. In June of 1995, this vessel was torn apart somehow & the Bow section now sits pointed upward. Large grouper can be found here as well as many tropical fish. Captain Bobby Cox recovered a completely intact porthole as pictured on the Home Page. This is the Captain and Crews favorite wreck. Depth of dive is approx. 125 ft.
A Panamanian Freighter 289 ft. long sank after running aground. The vessel is intact & considered a