Buster moves: century-old shipwreck resurfaces on NSW’s Woolgoolga beach

Buster moves: century-old shipwreck resurfaces on NSW’s Woolgoolga beach

The Guardian

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Heavy rain reveals wooden beams of vessel, which smashed into shore on mid-north coast in 1893

Heavy rain has fully uncovered a century-old shipwreck on the New South Wales mid-north coast over the weekend.

The 39-metre sailing vessel, named the “Buster” wrecked on Woolgoolga beach north of Coffs Harbour on 17 February 1893. Locals can only see the Buster’s wooden beams, almost 120 years old, when wind or heavy seas wash away the sand.

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