Artificial reef AR 165 becomes fifth reef off Dare County coast

Construction of a new artificial reef, AR 165, is underway. On Sunday, Jan. 26, the reef-ready Tugboat American left Norfolk, Va., towed by ocean-going Tugboat Justin. On Monday, Jan. 27, Tugboat American was in place about eight nautical miles south-southeast of Oregon Inlet and ready for sinking. The Tugboat American has been striped, reports Tim … Continue reading Artificial reef AR 165 becomes fifth reef off Dare County coast