Barkentine Angela ~ A Caffeys Inlet Station No.5 Rescue, 5 March 1883 By James D. Charlet There are hundreds upon hundreds of shipwreck and rescue accounts faithfully documented in great detail in the “Annual Report of the Operations of the United States Life-Saving Service” (direct predecessor of today’s U.S. Coast Guard) for each year from […]

Schooner Thomas J. Martin, January 1883 A boat load of fertilizer would grow another crop of heroes. By James D. Charlet The Economics Trade between the North and the South of the USA during the 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s was mostly confined to east coast Atlantic shipping; and almost always, was done by the […]

Photos by Brooke Mayo Photographers The Outer Banks is a versatile vacation destination, with so many options for you to choose exactly what kind of vacation you are looking for. Whether you want an action-packed adventure with the whole family or a romantic, relaxing getaway for two, our Sandbar can provide just what the doctor ordered. We’re […]