A bayside discovery, courtesy of Nemo

A timber carcass lies on the shore at Cooks Brook Beach in Eastham.
The skeleton of an old vessel lies exposed at Cooks Brook Beach in Eastham. Photo by Reid Booth.

It was a week ago today we began preparing for the nor'easter named Nemo.  And today, clean-up still continues across the Cape in the wake of that brutal weekend storm.

As the nor'easter's winds and waves battered the Cape's shores, some things disappeared while others reappeared. The storm brought down ancient oaks, carved out new property lines and created a new entrance for peckish great whites off Chatham.

Over on Eastham's bay side, as it took away chunks of parking lot from Campground Beach, it unearthed a relic down the shore at Cooks Brook Beach, where a carcass lies upon the flats.

It's not bone, but timber. It's no Sparrowhawk or one time prey to pirates, but may be the skeleton of a tugboat from the '60s, according to some locals.

Have you discovered anything of interest in Nemo's wake? Send us a picture along with the location and any information you may have to [email protected].

And if you know about the origin of this once sea-worthy carcass, let us know.


(A larger version of the view at Cooks Brooks Friday morning during low tide. Photo by Reid Booth.)
 


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