Cape Hatteras Dive Spots

  • Empire Gem

    Empire Gem

    140 - 160 ft.

    The Empire Gem, sunk by a U-Boat in 1942, rests in 160 feet of water and rises 30 feet off the bottom. This is a dive for experienced, advanced, wreck divers.

  • Proteus


    110 - 125 ft.

    In August 1918, the Proteus collided with a tanker off Cape Hatteras and now rests in 125 feet of water about 25 miles south of the Hatteras Inlet.

  • Tarpon


    110 - 140 ft.

    The U.S.S. Tarpon is an American submarine that served in the Pacific during World War II. She sank off Cape Hatteras in 1957 and now rests in 140 feet of water.