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Royston Ships Vanish

By tonyguitar
This is where they dumped old ships 40 and more years ago. Royston is on Vancouver Island BC. The old hulls have mostly melted away. There are homes for purple martin on the posts here and a full variety of sea birds and shell fish. The salt water is now iron rich.... Is that good? Seems not to affect anything.
Most of the short posts have been removed by the logging company who used this as a log boom area. Ten years ago when log booms were here they were covered solid with noisy sea lions. They have since moved south to Fanny Bay. BC.

Tags: Landscape and travel Ocean front Ship graveyard Hulls rusting

Voters: Hermanus, CarolG, Andysnapper and 14 more


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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
21 Jun 2013 6:04AM
This is an excellent photo Tony !! Really well captured Smile

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Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
21 Jun 2013 6:43AM
A lovely sharp shot Tony and an interesting looking place. I shall be on Vancouver Island in a couple of weeks I shall have to try and get here.

Andy
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
21 Jun 2013 8:52AM
Interesting to read Tony and also to view this excellent shot. Think the date is a bit prominent but that's just a peersonal thing.Wink
Joan.
21 Jun 2013 10:41AM
Excellent image Tony
Maurice
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
21 Jun 2013 2:24PM
Colours and composition are first class Tony.

Regards

Trev.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
21 Jun 2013 2:43PM
A very shape image Tony. The depth is excellent. Great image.......Sandy
tonyguitar 4 55 33 Canada
21 Jun 2013 7:46PM
Thanks, and two have mentioned the sharpness. The lens on the humble Kodak Z915 point and shoot is listed as Kodak Retinar, yet I suspect it's a German made ziess or similar high quality optic. Got my money's worth on this little pointer camera. TG

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