TOURIST ATTRACTION

19 August 2019 | Supplements

Many fishing trawlers have sunk off the Henties Bay coast, but very few wrecks are still ­visible today because of the onslaught of the elements. The Zeila was stranded on 25 August 2008 in the early morning hours near “Die Walle”, a popular fishing spot about 14km south (22°14'28'S 14°21'13'E) of Henties Bay. The fishing trawler, sold as scrap metal to an Indian company by Hangana Fishing of Walvis Bay, broke loose from its towing line while on its way to Bombay, India, shortly after it left Walvis Bay. Photo Otis Finck

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