Should anyone ask, this is where ships go to die

Ever wonder what happens to tanker ships at the end of their life? Foreign Policy magazine has a nice photo essay.

When the tide is high, vessels are
driven at full speed toward the shore. Once the water recedes and the
ships rest along the muddy beach, the salvage crews move in, emptying
the vessels of everything on board.

End of the Line for ships

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