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Maritime Image of the Day: “Wreck of the Glenesslin”

Black and white photograph of a wooden ship under full sail stranded on the rocks as crew members stand in-front of it on the shore

PortandTerminal.com, December 26, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – On a clear October day, 107 years ago, astonished onlookers watched a big square-rigged sailing ship simply turn and sail straight into the rocky shore. That ship was the Glenesslin and its grounding remains a mystery to this day. What happened? View of the Glenesslin from the ocean Approaching the Columbia River …

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