Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

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Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

Post by OneSpeed » February 5th, 2021, 1:44 pm

I am updating my hiking book this spring, which is to say in some cases I am reviewing text I wrote ... well, maybe longer ago than I'd like to admit.

Anyway, yesterday I did the hike (mudslide) to Warrior Rock, and I recall seeing a shipwreck along the riverbank about two miles out. At least, that's what my book says, as my friends like to tease me.

No sign of it yesterday, and no mention in the Field Guide. Anybody remember this thing? Tell me I didn't imagine it. I recall it as a little barge, or maybe just the hull of whatever got stuck there. Perhaps the river reclaimed it in some subsequent flood.

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Re: Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

Post by retired jerry » February 5th, 2021, 3:54 pm

a boat/trailer that you can then drive your car onto and float around? Did I get that right?

That seems unwise :)

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Re: Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

Post by squidvicious » February 5th, 2021, 4:19 pm

retired jerry wrote:
February 5th, 2021, 3:54 pm
a boat/trailer that you can then drive your car onto and float around? Did I get that right?
Not even slightly

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Re: Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

Post by retired jerry » February 5th, 2021, 4:29 pm

that was one of his projects. second link. after "The Willamette Valley Flood".

The guy looks pretty interesting. It would be nice to see all his projects.

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Re: Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

Post by OneSpeed » February 5th, 2021, 5:43 pm

squidvicious wrote:
February 5th, 2021, 3:09 pm
This?
https://www.explorersue.com/mysterious- ... ie-island/

ed: huh, this is actually a pretty wild story
https://www.notesfromtheroad.com/cascad ... sland.html
No, but that was some fun reading!

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Re: Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

Post by bobcat » February 6th, 2021, 6:02 pm

The UFO boat is on Collins Beach (and still there I believe) - south of the Warrior Rock Trailhead.

A number of years ago, there was a boat ("ship" is a bit charitable) stuck on the strand south of Warrior Rock but it's been gone a few years now. This photo was taken in 2006:
Sauvie Island rusted hulk.jpg

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Post by OneSpeed » February 6th, 2021, 9:46 pm

I knew you’d come through, John, thanks!

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Re: Shipwreck on the Warrior Rock Trail?

Post by stevenrbi » March 12th, 2021, 12:18 pm

I saw this ship wreck about a half mile North of the Warrior Rock Lighthouse September, 2020
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