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Pages of History: 'Ship Ashore' makes final journey

From the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, April 1965:

It was perhaps the mightiest moving day of them all. While spirals of black smoke sifted up from its crawler tractors straining to tug the S.S. Castle Rock or Ship Ashore, as she is known by tourists, history was slowly being made in Del Norte County on Tuesday, March 30.

Chuck Thielen, manager of the tourist attraction, once located ¼ mile from its U.S. 101 location, played the role of expectant father awaiting the “berth” of a new offspring.


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