“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law enforcement agency for assistance”.
Roughly 175 acres around the Army Corps of Engineers Research Pier in Duck is marked with signs warning of possible unexploded bombs and rockets left over from the bombing range used by the Navy between 1945 and 1965 that once covered 3,115 acres.
Hatteras Island, Comune Duck: la marea spinge sulla spiaggia residuati bellici risalenti alla seconda guerra mondiale. Tra pistole schegge e quant’altro anche una granata d’artiglieria inesplosa.
If you find anything that appears to be an explosive device, do not touch it, leave it where it is and call the police. We will contact the appropriate agencies to properly dispose of the item.
Biography of a Bomb
Foto: An oyster shell [top right] offers scale to the ordinance found in the Currituck Sound off Duck on Jan. 22, 2020. [photo courtesy Lauren Wessel]