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State says battered fishing boat a relic of Japanese tsunami

Posted: Thursday, Feb 7th, 2013

Scientists from the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife concluded that a derelict, 27-foot fishing boat that washed ashore on Salishan Spit is probably one of 400 vessels lost at sea during the March 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

A battered, barnacle-encrusted fishing boat that washed ashore Tuesday on the Salishan Spit is most likely a relic of the March 2011 Japanese earthquake and tidal wave.

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