Thousands of tons of timber washed up on Worthing's beaches in January, 2008

When thousands of tons of wood washed up on Worthing’s beaches

Eleven years ago, thousands of tons of timber washed ashore in Worthing.

The wood had come from the stricken ship Ice Prince and the resulting phenomenon on the beach attracted visitors from far and wide.

The Ice Prince had run into difficulty off Dorset on January 14, 2008
The Ice Prince had run into difficulty off Dorset on January 14, 2008
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The wood that washed up five days later forced the closure of Worthing's beach
The wood that washed up five days later forced the closure of Worthing's beach
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The waves pushed the wood high up the shingle
The waves pushed the wood high up the shingle
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Piles of wood stretched for miles along the shore
Piles of wood stretched for miles along the shore
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