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Spanish Fort, Alabama: Russian Sea Rescue Pod (Gone)

It looks a bit like a cartoon sub, but it's actually an old Russian lifeboat sealed to keep it from foundering in rough seas. Now it sits beached in front of a seafood restaurant.

Original Oyster House

Original Oyster House. North side of US Hwy 90, just west of the bridge across the Tensaw River.
Sept. 2021: Reported gone. (Call to verify)

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Russian Sea Rescue Pod

The Russian rescue pod was given away as payment to a construction crew for services rendered.

[Jeff Foushee, 09/25/2021]

Russian Sea Pod.

Russian Sea Rescue Pod

A little off the road, but the Russian sea rescue pod is right in front of an oyster house.

[Tosha N, 07/15/2014]

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