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Astron Shipwreck

Ravenna, Ohio
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Astron Shipwreck

Its been years since we've stayed at the end of the beach opposite the shipwreck that was visible right off the coast. Been to Punta Cana 15 times but have been staying at resorts from the Palladium and east. Is it still there or have they removed it?

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1. Re: Astron Shipwreck

Still there, barely.

Most of it has been reclaimed by the sea.

Edited: June 06, 2018, 11:40 pm
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2. Re: Astron Shipwreck

We were at Bahia Principe in March of 2013. One day a rogue wave came in and eroded a huge chunk of shoreline...it also took down the mast of the wreck.

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3. Re: Astron Shipwreck

Still there...hanging in ...but not much left.

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4. Re: Astron Shipwreck

Most of it has been reclaimed by the sea.

.but not much left.

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5. Re: Astron Shipwreck

I have seen this out there in the sea; now I know it's name. what is the history?

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6. Re: Astron Shipwreck

You can find a brief history here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astron_(ship)

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7. Re: Astron Shipwreck

I first seen the ship about 18 yrs ago and each year it looks a little smaller, the last time i seen there wasn't much left.

I was at Iberostar punta cana back then and remember the Iberostar grand was a horse and pony ranch

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