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The Peter Iredale Wreck | by BC_CS5
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The Peter Iredale Wreck

The Peter Iredale was a four-masted steel baroque sailing vessel that ran ashore October 25, 1906, on the Oregon coast en route to the Columbia River. It was abandoned on Clatsop Spit near Fort Stevens in Warrenton about four miles (6 km) south of the Columbia River channel. Wreckage is still visible, making it a popular tourist attraction as one of the most accessible shipwrecks of the Graveyard of the Pacific.


This photo is at sunset 6:31 PM, tripod mounted Canon 7D Mark II, in a driving rain with constant 30 knot winds. According to my windfinder app There are water drops on the lens even though the camera is wrapped in raingear designed for rain! The raingear wasn't designed to repelled wind driven rain, or as we commonly refer to it as horizontal moisture! The light in the distance about 6 miles north is from the lighthouse at Cape Disappointment in Washington!


Warrenton Spit, Fort Stevens State Park, Oregon, USA

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Taken on October 13, 2021