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4th Barrier blockship sinking
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4th Barrier blockship sinking

... beneath the sand, July 2011.

The last remnants of a blockship at the 4th. barrier struggling to stay above the sand before it is lost forever.
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Picture added on 05 August 2011 at 11:17
I remember in the early 80's we had to wade out to that ship to fish for sillocks off it.

Added by Ian Tait on 06 August 2011
As a young lass in the 70's, I remember once being at the 4th barrier beach,and being amazed at seeing a very narrow strip o sand running along the length o the barrier.
My older sister had to swimm out to the wreck on the Burray side, I had to paddle to it, and my bairns had to dig!
Added by Maureen Firth on 09 August 2011
I always remember trying to dig this ship (the Carron ) out of the sand back in the 70's. My Dad and I used to go fishing in a rubber dinghy at the 2 ships behind it, the Pontos now buried and the Collindoc, her bridge is still visible.
Added by Erik Sinclair on 08 July 2012
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