Suisun Bay Ghost Fleet

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2006-2010 - These monstrosities captured my imagination the very day I moved in to the Bay Area. From then on, I fantasized about kayaking out to these ships to catch a closer look (but that I’d never had a kayak – and saw some footage posted online of a couple guys who’d attempted this getting apprehended by the Coast Guard).

Even at that time, there was a significant concern over lead poisoning from paint flaking off the ships.

I think even since this article has posted, more ships have been removed; are there any left?

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