Rogue wave sequence showing 60-foot plus wave hitting tanker headed south
from Valdez, Alaska. The ship was running in about 25-foot seas when a
monster wave struck it broadside on the starboard side. This shows the wave
sweeping the deck over 60-feet above the water line. Photo #2 of sequence.
Taken from bridge of OVERSEAS CHICAGO.
Image ID: wea03622, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Alaska, Gulf of Alaska
Photo Date: 1993 February
Photographer: Captain Roger Wilson, Greenland, New Hampshire
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