Bulker Solomon Trader aground

The latest article about the grounding and salvage of the Solomon Trader from Splash 24/7 today:

Sad news. Once more an environmental tragedy, now for this UNESCO recognized coral atol.


The Solomon Trader has been Refloated and Removed from Rennell Island.

Worse than the 67 ships that were sunk there during WW2? Surely there was more than 70 tons of fuel oil washed up on the beaches from that little get together.

Learning history is no longer fashionable in the young so in many ways they are doomed to repeat the our mistakes and the mistakes of our forbears. If you asked the young about Guadalcanal in NZ only a small percentage would know anything about it.