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Southerntrekker: This cache has been in need of care and maintenance for some time and as the owner has not responded to recent logs I am archiving it.

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Rusty Duke

A cache by Happy Landins Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/17/2004
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This is a cache down a wide, level track. At high tide the path may be under water.

It seems a very sad end for one of the merchant navy's workhorses to end up here.

The "Duke of Lancaster" was one of the regular ferries between Heysham and Belfast in the good old days before EasyJet.

In fact it may have been from this very ship that Mr Happy Landins delivered his dinner to the fishes on one stormy crossing with the Boy Scouts. So there is a bit of nostalgia here!

Now this vessel that fought its way through so many mountainous Irish Sea storms finds itself really and truly up the creek.

When you leave the road, make sure you take the trail on the RIGHT side of the stream, or you won't find the cache.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Oruvaq ebpx ahzore sbegl-gjb

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



407 Logged Visits

Found it 354     Didn't find it 9     Write note 25     Archive 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 11     Owner Maintenance 4     Update Coordinates 2     

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