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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.

Sunshine Coast Hwy, Powell River, BC, Canada
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.
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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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