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The hole in the hull.  

The hole in the hull.

The Ithaca Shipwreck

October 7th 2009
Hey guys! The 260 ft MV Ithaca has been sitting on a bed of gravel on a shallow tidal flat off the Manitoba coast about 15 km east of Churchill since September 14th 1960. It is about a 1 km hike at low tide to get out there. During the last three years Theresa and I have made several visits to the ship and we've even spent the night camping on the stern, which included an amazing sunse ... read more
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24th November 2010
The hole in the hull.

She has looked better....
She had all her paint and an upright funnel when I was taken by my parents to visit her at ....age 4 in 1962. The hole in the hull is doubtless caused by ice floes pressuring the plates and eventually pushing them inward and tearing her apart. They say she was one of Aristotle Onassis' vessels... He might have been a little miffed if the insurance was denied by Lloyds. Many thanks to Theresa and Dave for these excellent pictures!

Tot: 0.103s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 5; qc: 15; dbt: 0.0096s; 15; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb