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Wreck of USCS Robert J. Walker added to National Register of Historic Places

NOAA announced this week that the wreck of the ship Robert J. Walker, a steamer that served in the U.S. Coast Survey, a predecessor agency of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. … Continue reading

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New Jersey Coast Shipwreck is Steamer that Sank in 1860

The hulking wreck has been a regular destination for divers but a riddle to historians: What ship came to rest in 85 feet of water 10 miles off New Jersey’s coastline? Now, federal officials have an answer. The National Oceanic and … Continue reading

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