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Pictured: A surfer riding a wave in front of the ship<br />
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These thrill seeking surfers seem oblivious to the huge ship looming behind them as they venture through barrel waves - just metres off its bow.  It may appear the waves are not the only things about to crash as the men fearlessly navigate the ocean directly in the boat's pathway.<br />
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But in fact the talented water sportsmen are in no imminent danger from the emerging steel vessel - as it is actually a shipwreck.  The coconut oil carrier had been travelling to Jayapura in Papua, Indonesia, when it was washed off course during a violent thunderstorm.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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