Submerged NC: Near-Shore Archaeology

Dr. Mary Beth Fitts, Assistant State Archaeologist, NC Office of State Archaeology

Allyson Ropp, Historic Preservation Archaeology Specialist, NC Office of State Archaeology

Tue, Oct 19, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Submerged NC: Diving into Diversity

Navigate your way to this live webinar as Lori and Katy discuss how their small museum in southeastern North Carolina took on the big topic of Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion, with a special look at Accessibility and Inclusion.

Tue, Jul 20, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Submerged NC: Engineering in the Classroom with Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles

Through the excitement of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), Shannon Ricles, Education and Outreach Coordinator for Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, introduces educators to an exciting avenue for teaching engineering and design, while learning about our nation’s maritime heritage through the mystery of shipwrecks.

Thu, Jul 15, 2021, 3:30 - 5:30pm

Submerged NC: The Submarine Blitzkrieg against North America and the U.S. Response - December 1941 to August 1942

During World War II, the ships and men of the U.S. Merchant Marine transported vast quantities of war materials, supplies, equipment, and troops needed to fight the war. These merchant seamen faced many of the same dangers as U.S. Navy sailors. One in 26 merchant mariners serving aboard merchant ships during the war died in the line of duty, suffering a greater percentage of war-related deaths than all other U.S. uniformed services.

Tue, May 11, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Submerged NC: World War II's Battle of the Atlantic - When the War Came to America

In 1942, German U-boats stalked merchant and Allied vessels off the U.S. East Coast. In the first six months of 1942, over 85 ships sank off the North Carolina coast alone, with over 1,200 casualties. By war's end, 90 ships laid at rest on the bottom of the sea, and nearly 1,700 men made the ultimate sacrifice.

Thu, May 6, 2021, 4:00 - 5:00pm
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