Many rotted; others were beached, and were converted into stores and lodging houses.
Three light cruisers and some smaller vessels were beached.
In 1770 Captain Cook here beached his ship the "Endeavour," to repair the damage caused by her striking a reef in the neighbourhood of the estuary, which he could only clear by throwing his guns overboard.
elasmobranch eggs may range from 50 to 95 %, based on collection of beached eggcases.
Beached in the Falklands by a gale off Cape Horn, she became a coal hulk for five years, then rotted.