Beyond the Breakers

Crossing the Bar at Humboldt Bay
Beyond the Breakers
by Tom Marking, MARCH 1, 2017

Humboldt County Coast

The Humboldt Bay Bar is the stuff of legends. There are harrowing tales of mariners having to cross the Bar at night or during storm conditions, leading to loss of life, with many a ship foundering and capsizing in the mouth and sinking out of sight or being crushed to splinters on the jetties. The Humboldt Bay Bar is considered...
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