A Stranded Buoy

by John MacFarlane 2016

Stranded Buoy

A buoy stranded on the west coast of Vancouver Island. (Photo from the MacFarlane collection. )

This buoy was washed into a rocky cove on the west coast of Vancouver Island. It may be American in origin and was somehow removed. Its size gives an indication of the power of storm waves capable of lifting this huge object over the rocks behind which it is trapped.



To quote from this article please cite:

MacFarlane, John M. (2016) A Stranded Buoy. Nauticapedia.ca 2016. http://nauticapedia.ca/Gallery/Buoy_Stranded.php

New Nauticapedia Book Just Published!

Volume Four in series

The Nauticapedia List of British Columbia's Floating Heritage Volume Four

Book — British Columbia's Floating Heritage
For more information …

Site News: March2nd, 2019

Databases have been updated and are now holding 56,584 vessel histories (with 5,550 images) and 58,184 mariner biographies (with 3,673 images).


© 2002-2019