Garðar BA 64

Garðar BA 64, Patreksfjordur, Iceland

© 2011 – philip vergeylen – all rights reserved

It’s not very common to encounter a large ship … that’s not in the water.

Garðar BA 64 is the oldest steel ship in Iceland. It was built in Norway in 1912.
Today it’s rusting away on a beach in Patreksfjordur, in the Western Fjords of Iceland, where it beached in 1981.

The combination of rusting steel and white paint asks to be photographed in color, but I also like the B&W version.

Philip.

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