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.

A bird's eye view of the wood between Worthing Pier and the Lido
A bird's eye view of the wood between Worthing Pier and the Lido
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People travelled from miles around to see the incredible sight
People travelled from miles around to see the incredible sight
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The timber was a sight that had to be seen to be believed
The timber was a sight that had to be seen to be believed
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Worthing Lido flanked by planks
Worthing Lido flanked by planks
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