The 202 foot long U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa was sent to davie jones’ locker.

She was one of 70 built in her class for the US Navy. She saw action in World War II, including the Marianas, Philippines, and Iwo Jima operations. After the war she was transferred to the USCG.

(To Your Right Is What She Looked Like In 1994)

The Tamaroa was a famous ship as it was written about in the book “The Perfect Storm.”

After many years of attempts to make her a museum she was finally sent to  Norfolk, VA to be environmentally cleaned and readied for sinking.

She now sits 33 miles off the coast of Cape May and is part of the Del-Jersey-Land Inshore Reef.

 

While your here check out the article below about The Concrete ship’s sister ship falling apart. (Story below)

Concrete Ship’s Sister Ship Falls Apart



About The Author

My name is Joey Contino. I am a big lover of anything Wildwood. I have lived and worked in Wildwood my whole life. I worked jobs from working on the beach renting umbrellas and chairs to being a supervisor at Morey’s Piers. Wildwood is my life and my home!

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