TF6540 : The Wash Monster parked

taken 8 years ago, near to Hunstanton, Norfolk, Great Britain

The Wash Monster parked
The Wash Monster parked
The Wash Monster is an amphibious vehicle based in Hunstanton. Today, it was taking tourists on a trip out to a distant sandbank while I was walking out to more accessible ones. The subject location here is a rough estimate: distances are hard to judge on the sands.
The Wash Monster :: TF6640
"The Wash Monster" is an amphibious vehicle operated by Searles Sea Tours LinkExternal link. It operates out of Hunstanton, taking tourists out onto the sandbanks and transferring them to the company's other vessels.

The monster is an ex-US Army LARC-XV (Lighter, Amphibious Re-supply, Cargo, 15-ton capacity) built in 1967 for landing supplies on beaches too shallow for conventional landing craft. This makes it perfect for the shallow waters and sandbanks of the Wash.
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TF6540, 10 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Estuary, Marine 
Category
Tourist attraction   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 655 408 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.3447N 0:27.6785E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 663 400
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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