Mirlo Rescue historic marker North Carolina attraction destination display education information landmark marker sign tourist attractive Dare County educating historical marker Historical Site Historical Sites info J. A. Midgett Mirlo Place of Interest Places of Interest road side Road sign Roadside signage tour tourism tourist attraction Tourist Destination Tourist Destinations travel Travel Destination Travel Destinations South appealing no people sightseeing text United States attract history nobody sightsee word daytime destinations displays historic markers landmarks markers signs tourists United States of America appeal color image educate historic Jason O. Watson / historical-markers.org outdoor vertical day historical markers road sides tourist attractions tours colour image historical outside day time NC day-time US words color images daylight outdoors USA verticals colour images natural light outsides U.S. U.S.A. historic site sign with text
A German submarine sank the British tanker "Mirlo" off coast nearby, Aug. 16, 1918. Coast Guard, led by J. A. Midgett, saved most of the crew.
Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments, 1953