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UPDATE TSUNAMI DEBRIS: Refurbished Japanese boat positioned in final resting place

June 10, 2015 it was pulled from the chilly waters off the shore of Lincoln County’s Ona Beach, located just south of

It was pulled from the chilly waters off the shore of Lincoln County’s Ona Beach, located just south of Newport, nearly a year ago. Following studies and research by multiple Oregon state agencies, the remnants of what is believed to be derelict boat debris set afloat during the 2011 tsunami that struck Japan was delivered to its new home May 12.

“The Miyamaru was removed from the Ocean Shore State Recreation Area at Ona Beach in May 2014,” said Ryan Parker, a central beach coast ranger with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. “We delivered it to Taft High School on May 12, 2015.”

Source: http://www.thenewsguard.com/news_paid/update-tsunami-debris-refurbished-japanese-boat-positioned-in-final-resting/article_cb6c18ea-0628-11e5-9d32-dba8ab2dad84.html

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