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Amidships

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In addition to their cultural significant, shipwrecks often act as important habitat for a variety of fish.

Here, anglers in a fishing boat equipped with a small trolling motor try their luck over the remains of the Gladstone, which lies in strong current just offshore from Canatara Park.

Built in 1888, the 283-foot wooden cargo ship was intentionally sunk in 1923 to provide the foundation for a loading dock that later burned down.

Drone photo, courtesy of David Cooke, inskyphoto.com

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