Cape Cod Shipwreck, Nauset Beach

Cape Cod Shipwreck, Nauset Beach Orleans Massachusetts

Stock #: 367456
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Orleans
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Barnstable
Artist: Jon Klein
Publisher: Klein Post Card Service
Size: 3.75" x 5.75" (10 x 15 cm)

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Many hundreds of ships have been wrecked on the treacherous shoals and sand bars of Cape Cod. The ill-fated, 471 foot freighter Eldia was added to the list on March 29, 1984 when she was driven on to Nauset Beach by a howling Nor'easter. After seven weeks of herculean effort the Maltese ship was pulled off the soft sands of Cape Cod National Seashore by a salvage fleet of tugs and dredges