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Old 30-03-2016, 17:36   #61
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Where was this one taken? I'm amazed at the trash on the beach.
The two photos are from Tacloban in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in 2013 with winds up 145mph, hence the debris and palm trees missing fronds. Hence the need to improvise the outrigger canoes, which I believe were made from salvaged refrigerators.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoon_Haiyan

Here are some shots of ships that got washed ashore by the storm surge.
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Awesome pics!
Credit goes to the photographers. I just find em and post em. Like the say a picture is worth a thousand words.
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Old 30-03-2016, 20:26   #63
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Aground in the Bay of Fundy. Photo taken in late ,60s off Seelys Cove,N.B.,Canada. Click image for larger version

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My partner and I found this washed up in Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu NZ last October......thought it was pretty cool
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"Random" work photo from a few years ago.....
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My partner and I found this washed up in Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu NZ last October......thought it was pretty cool
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Where was this one taken?
That's a US ship off Vietnam during the evacuation and fall of Saigon. I've seen photos of Blue Ridge and Midway, but probably other ships had the same experience. Not sure which this one is. They ran out of room for helicopters, and on the Midway eventually had to make room for a guy in a single engine prop plane with his family to land, so they started pushing choppers over the side.
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