Looks like an awesome new fishing spot for K-Town

 Mystery shipwreck found off West Australian coast a thrill for mapping team - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


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I'll bet there's a few blokes up there, seeing this this morning

Tue, 2018-04-17 07:45

 ...cursing. secret spot found.  My bet would be an illegal fishing vessel, went down without sending out a signal by suddenly foundering. Dimensions seem to match your typical long-distance asian FV.

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looks like a small freighter

Tue, 2018-04-17 08:27

could be and indo vessel but looks quite modern in terms of whats on the deck - could be a small freighter
- hard to tell obviously but I would say that image is looking from the stern to the bow - the bow on a freighters if often raised and that spike is possibly a davit - looks like there are large bins/boxes prior to the davit

pretty cool find and I am guessing there would be a few good fish knocking around that!

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 Your last sentence spoken

Tue, 2018-04-17 18:18

 Your last sentence spoken like a true fisherman, so proud.


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 There is a few more if they

Tue, 2018-04-17 09:58

 There is a few more if they keep looking too. 


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 37 meters is pretty small,

Tue, 2018-04-17 10:38

 37 meters is pretty small, average size of a harbour tug or a bit larger than a cray boat


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 certainly an interesting

Tue, 2018-04-17 20:55

 certainly an interesting find, makes you wonder how many more there is on the bottom . could be a deliberate sinking and all on board now living in oz if an indo boat which is possible looking at it


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Tue, 2018-04-17 23:13

 Be a fair trek to a spot that deep 40Nm just one way, might as well go to Monties


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Did you see the camera footage?

Wed, 2018-04-18 05:56

 lots of fish within the very small camera angles that were shown.