See UPDATED PHOTOS of the removalTourists fight the wind while checking out the Japanese dock on the beach near Newport, Ore.
A worker uses a torch to hopefully kill off any invasive species left on the hull.
|Scraping off the thick layer of clams, barnacles, mussels, and plant matter is difficult, but important to protect local flora and fauna.|
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Discover.com used one of my photos of the dock on their news page today.