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for The State Vol. 5 Issue 18, Oct 1937
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The Metropolis wrecked off the Currituck Lighthouse on December 29, 1877. The two-mast steamer carried 246 passengers and 102 perished in the wreck. Aboard the ship were supplies to build a railroad in Brazil. A terrible storm drove the ship onto shore not far from Currituck Lighthouse.