"The Blue Book says we've got to go out and it doesn't say a damn thing about having to come back." --Captain Patrick Etheridge, USLSS
Friday, May 4, 2012
Brigantine Charles C. Overton ~ 3 January 1878
The brigantine Charles C. Overton, of Cedar Keys, was enroute to Nassau from New York when she was driven ashore three miles north of Ocracoke Inlet. She was discovered bottom up in 12 feet of water on February 2. The vessel and cargo were completely lost and crew presumed dead.