Category Archives: Hellespont Shipwreck

1860 Shipwrecks & A Cemetery in the Sand Dunes, Part I (short version)

Thick fog often hugs the rugged coastline near Point Ano Nuevo–but since 1872 the lighthouse at Pigeon Point has warned ships away from the nasty reefs that had once doomed many a vessel. Before the lighthouse existed, many ships perished … Continue reading

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