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130615-Dicky-Beach-Australia-160901

Australia's iconic red and yellow surf lifesaving flags, identifying a patrolled stretch of beach, and the remains of the iron steamboat, the SS Dicky, on Dicky Beach, on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. The steamboat ran aground during heavy seas in 1893. After being refloated,heavy seas turned the ship about and back onto the sand where it has remained to this day. Dicky Beach remains the only recreational beach in the world to be named after a shipwreck.

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Australia's iconic red and yellow surf lifesaving flags, identifying a patrolled stretch of beach, and the remains of the iron steamboat, the SS Dicky, on Dicky Beach, on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. The steamboat ran aground during heavy seas in 1893. After being refloated,heavy seas turned the ship about and back onto the sand where it has remained to this day. Dicky Beach remains the only recreational beach in the world to be named after a shipwreck.