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Site of Klamath Sinking - The Sea Ranch, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 44.351 W 123° 30.074
10S E 456438 N 4287954
Quick Description: One of a series of twelve historic site markers promoting historic preservation at the public facilities located at The Sea Ranch. They were placed as part of the TSR 50th anniversary being celebrated from Memorial Day 2014 to Memorial Day 2015.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2014 7:46:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMK6TQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
The Klamath, a merchant steam vessel with the capacity to carry 1.2 million board feet of lumber and 60 passengers, was on its way to portland when it encountered 75-mile-an-hour winds, heavy rain and rough seas. Breaking waves pushed the ship onto the rocks, where it eventually broke up and sank.
Group that erected the marker: The Sea Ranch Archives Committee

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
40507 Tide Pool
Sea Ranch, CA USA
95497


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