Gold Beach, Oregon: Steamer Shipwreck

140-ft. cedar steamer Mary D. Hume, built in 1881, served commercially as a whaler and later tugboat until 1977, sank into mud in 1985 before plans to make a museum were realized. Now a rusting hulk in the water.
Address:
Harbor Way, Gold Beach, OR
Directions:
US Hwy 101 and Harbor Way. Visible from the parking lot just east of Jerry's Rogue River Museum.
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Mary D. Hume shipwreck, Gold Beach, OR.

[Michael Johnson, 05/25/2017]

This old cedar steamer was built in 1881, half sunk just offshore since 1985.

Steamer Shipwreck

Look for a low tide time to visit -- looks cooler. And walk off to the right, there is a trail for a pic of the beautiful bridge.

[Gina, 05/20/2017]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Hermit Feud Murder WeaponHermit Feud Murder Weapon, Gold Beach, OR - < 1 mi.
Salmon Fisherman StatueSalmon Fisherman Statue, Gold Beach, OR - < 1 mi.
Prehistoric GardensPrehistoric Gardens, Port Orford, OR - 13 mi.
In the region:
Ship Ashore - Little Museum (Closed), Smith River, CA - 35 mi.

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