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Ship Wreck at False Bay, San Juan Island



I've been trying to get my pics organized lately and found this picture I took about three years ago. I came across this fresh sailboat wreck on the west side of San Juan Island, just north of False Bay. Surprisingly, no one seemed to be around at the time so I paddled in close expecting a dead body to pop up out of the cabin.  After a few minutes I noticed a woman standing on the shore.  It must have been her boat because she looked pretty upset. After getting lost in the fog in False Bay for about an hour I passed the wreck on my way back.  The woman had been joined by a man in a dinghy and a diver. They were salvaging what they could from the wreck. They were in no mood to chat but told me it had broken free from its anchorage off of Lopez Island.


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