Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Fort Sumter, SC
Fort Sumter is located in Charleston, SC and is a sea fort that played a role in two battles of the Civil War. It is locaed in the mouth of the Cooper River between Sullivan’s Island and Morris Island. The fort was built after the War of 1812 and then the first Battle of Fort Sumter occurred in 1861 followed by the Second Battle of Fort Sumter in 1863 as an effort by the Union to retake Charleston. The fort is now part of a National Monument that includes Fort Sumter, Mort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island and the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center.
What Tide Is Best For Fishing?
By Adam Young. Our US Harbors Fishing Expert The impact of tides has huge implications when it comes to fishing and angler success. In fact, tides are some of the most powerful and influential forces on earth…but how can the common angler use these to their advantage? To start, anglers… Learn More
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Boating on the Mississippi
By Andy Whitcomb Just because it has been called “Old Man River,” the Mississippi River is not just reserved for senior citizens. Well over 2000 miles long and flowing from Minnesota to Louisiana, there are some Mississippi river boating opportunities for everyone. Mississippi National River and Recreation Area via Wikimedia… SEE MORE
Ship Captain Believes ChatGPT Told Him To Change Course
By John Konrad (gCaptain). gCaptain has obtained a troubling report from an American captain, who claims that a shipowner utilized an AI bot, potentially ChatGPT, to suggest modifications to the ship’s voyage plan. While the captain chose not to adhere to the recommendations, they are concerned that others may not… SEE MORE
Worried about Sea Level Rise? Look for the Lichens.
By Ian Rose. One of the great infrastructure challenges of the next few decades is to figure out which coastal sites should be abandoned and which can be saved. Lichens can help. Lichen on rock via Wikimedia Commons The clock is ticking for many low-lying coastal areas. Sea level is rising… SEE MORE