Tag Archives: Tsunami Debris

Fishermen Spot Huge Japanese Dock Floating Near Molokai

A floating menace could be the biggest piece of tsunami debris Hawaii has seen yet. Exclusive Hawaii News Now video shows a floating dock with Japanese writing on it.  It was last seen near Molokai. Two Maui fishermen got an … Continue reading

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Japanese Boat in Southwest Alaska May be Tsunami Debris

A Metlakatla couple has found what may be the largest item to reach Alaska in the wake of the March 2011 tsunami — a 24-foot fiberglass boat. Mark Gunyah and his wife, Michele, were beachcombing along the south coast of Annette Island … Continue reading

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Huge Dock Washed Ashore on Oregon Coast is Debris from Japan’s Tsunami

Japanese officials have confirmed that a huge dock that washed ashore on the Oregon coast is debris from last year’s tsunami – the first to reach the state from last year’s disaster in Japan. Disposing of the dock washed up on Agate … Continue reading

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Japan Tsunami Flotsam Beginning to Strike West Coast of U.S.

There is no doubt that all boaters in the Pacific need to be very aware of this serious debris hazard and of course, the environmental impact that comes with it. At this very moment, up to 25 million tons of … Continue reading

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