Salty Dawgs Lecture Series: Wreck of Merak
The freighter Merak was sent to the bottom of the Atlantic by the German Submarine U-140 during the first world war. The ship lies in 140 feet of water just south of the Diamond Shoals tower. Marc Corbett will discuss the ship and its demise. Corbett has lived on the Outer Banks of North Carolina since 1994, he is an avid scuba diver, surfer, and skateboarder. Combining a love for history and diving, Corbett has become an avid shipwreck hunter, researching and exploring wrecks in shallow and deep water. For more information, call 252-986-0723, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com.