Crescent City tsunami damage
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Tsunami surge damages Crescent City harbor

Crescent City tsunami damage
Boats lie half-sunken amid tangled debris and broken docks in Crescent City a day after the tsunami. (Josh Jackson / The Times-Standard)
Crescent City tsunami damage
Friday’s tsunami washed rocks onto the road near the Chart Room Restaurant in Crescent City. (Josh Jackson / The Times-Standard)
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A group tries to save a tipped boat in Santa Cruz after the tsunami. (Kim White / Getty Images)
Crescent City tsunami damage
Boats lie in a tangle of broken docks in Crescent City. (Josh Jackson / The Times-Standard)
Crescent City tsunami damage
Boats and debris litter the harbor in Crescent City. (Jamie Francis / The Oregonian)
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A fishing boat lies on its side in shallow water in the boat basin at Crescent City, Calif., after a tsunami surge withdrew Friday. The surge broke loose and damaged most of the 35 boats that remained in the harbor. (Jeff Barnard / Associated Press)
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Rough waters are shown in the boat basin at Crescent City on Friday. A ferocious tsunami was unleashed by an earthquake that slammed into Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it carried away ships, cars and homes, and triggered widespread fires that burned out of control. Hours later, the waves washed ashore on Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast, where evacuations were ordered from California to Washington but little damage was reported. (Jeff Barnard / Associated Press)
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Fishing boats crash into one another Friday in the boat basin at Crescent City as one of a series of tsunami surges slams into the harbor, breaking up docks and tearing loose boats. (Jeff Barnard / Associated Press)
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Driven by the force of a tsunami surge, a loose boat slams into another in the boat basin at Crescent City in Northern California. (Jeff Barnard / Associated Press)
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A Coast Guard helicopter flies above Pebble Beach in Crescent City on Friday, where onlookers watch for the predicted surges of a tsunami. The first small surge was spotted at 7:38 a.m. and continued. (Jeff Barnard / Associated Press)
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Sailboats in the harbor at Santa Cruz, Calif., crash into one another Friday during a surge caused by the 8.9 earthquake in Japan. (Dan Coyro / Santa Cruz Sentinel)
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A tsunami warning is posted along Highway 17 leading to the coastal town of Santa Cruz, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)
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A sailboat gets caught on a bridge piling in Santa Cruz Harbor as people watch. Dozens of boats broke away in the tsunami and floated freely in the harbor as wave surges rose and fell through the morning. (Peter DaSilva / European Pressphoto Agency)
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A salvage crew attempts to secure a capsized boat in Santa Cruz Harbor, where docks and moorings were destroyed by the tsunami. (Peter DaSilva / European Pressphoto Agency)
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People watch the beach at Santa Monica on Friday as tsunami warnings were issued along the West Coast following the 8.9 earthquake off the east coast of Japan. (Valerie Macon / AFP / Getty Images)
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