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Would You Jump Off?
It's been a fixture on the South side horizon since In 2004 when it broke free of it's moorings during Hurricane Frances.
Today, the La Famille Express rests on a reef in a few feet of water, abandoned and desolate. It was built in 1952 by the Russian Navy as a cargo ship, the Fort Shevchenko. It was sold to an islander in the mid-1990s, but not before witnessing the Cuban Missile Crisis first-hand in 1962. Alone on the reef, rusting and decaying since the day it was wrecked, it serves as a visual landmark for boaters and a main attraction of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Feature image thanks to Brilliant Studios.