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Welcome to the 2005 Hunt for the Alligator! The hunt combines history, mystery, and technology. We hope to inspire you to learn more about our oceans and our nation’s rich maritime heritage.

Sept. 10, 2005 - Hurricane Ophelia has begun to move and was looking to threaten the border between South and North Carolina. Click here for more information.

Also, Karen Cronin, Independence Seaport Museum vice president for operations describes the mission.

driving the ROV
Sept. 9, 2005 - All science team personnel arrived at the YP-679 at 0700 hours to prepare to get underway for our first day of survey. Click here for more information.
YP 679
Sept. 8, 2005 - Catch up with the Alligator team as they prepare and complete everything necessary the day before their survey mission begins. Click here for more information.
preparing the ROV
Sept. 6, 2005 - After a month of intensive planning, the 2005 Hunt for the Alligator is about to get under way.  Click here for more information. Alligator expedition team

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