This spar marker buoy was placed midship to identify wrecks location from both water and land vantage points. It contains the name of the wreck, the year the ship was built, the year she sank and, most importantly, a logo of California State Parks to indicate managment jurisdiction of the site. Unlike a mooring buoy, marker buoy is not suitable for anchoring. Made of low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and practically immune to chemicals, the bouy can withstand high impact and below zero temperatures.
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Last updated: 22 October 2000
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