Interviews with oyster growers in Tillamook Bay with respect to damage to oysters by break through. The Bayocean spit Public Deposited
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In November, 1952, severe winter storms breached the protective Bayocean Peninsula at the mouth of Tillamook Bay. Before the month was out, the gap had widened to almost a mile. Subsequent sedimentation, erosion and salinity changes damaged oyster beds in the Bay. This document recounts interviews with oyster growers about the losses they suffered when the peninsula was breached.