Powell River, British Columbia, Canada: Floating Ghost Ships

Ten rusty old World War I and II freighters, some visibly filled with cement, are tethered together just offshore. Convenient parking area and scenic viewing spot.

Address:
Sunshine Coast Hwy, Powell River, BC, Canada
Directions:
North of downtown, on the water side of Sunshine Coast Hwy/Marine Ave./Hwy 101. There's a small parking and viewing area just off the road, next to the large Catalyst Paper sign. For a closer view, turn left at the sign, drive downhill, then make another left.
Admission:
Free
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Floating Ghost Ships

Ten old, rusty World War I and II freighters, some visibly filled with cement, just offshore. They were tethered together by a big pulp and paper mill to make a floating breakwater for its log pond.

[David Kamada, 08/08/2012]

Practical, yet also extremely creepy.


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