You See What Happened After 2011’s Tsunami

Five Years Completed: 

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A lot changed after the severe 9.00 (Richter scale) earthquake caused the tsunami on March 11, 2011, of the Northeastern coast of Japan. Marks Ericson, the American Marine conservationist on the Pacific Coast, ventured out to find the what had got added to the ocean off Japan as given below.

MOTORBIKE:  Will be displayed in a Museum. Screen shot 2016-03-15 at 6.06.45 AM

It is a Davidson Harley bike that drifted and landed on the Canadian Sea island of Graham Island. By the number plate, it was learnt that it belonged to IKEO YOKOHAMA  found out Peter Marks in April 2012. Elders at Yokohama decided to place the bike in Harley Museum.

Sign Board: Drifted six thousand Kilo Meters.        Screen shot 2016-03-15 at 6.07.35 AM

Coastal village Tanohata, EWATAY Province got washed off entirely due to the Tsunami. Ten feet long name plate of the village reached Kahuku coast a distance of 6000.kilometers. It was found out in October 2013. The nameplate sent back to Japan.

Rowing Boat: Making it ready to ship back from America to Japan: 

Screen shot 2016-03-15 at 6.09.50 AMA rowing boat named SeaGull drifted to Crescent City on the Californian coast. This boat belonged to a high school Rikujen city, Japan. America’s Del Nort High School is preparing to ship the boat back. Both the schools have joined.

Football: Will go to the Owner:                  Screen shot 2016-03-15 at 6.08.27 AM

David and Yumi of Alaska, USA got the football. They found the ball with something stencilled in Japanese. On translating it read as ‘Good luck’. Both wanted it to reach the original owner.The other side the Owner is much happier that the favourite football will return to him.

Fishing Boat:Screen shot 2016-03-15 at 6.11.30 AM
After the ocean calmed  down they found the boat in Canadian waters  in March 2012. No one was on the small vessel. The fishing boat would remain a potential danger to the shipping in the area. Therefore, it was sunk 314 kilometres off the Alaskan Coast.


Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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