TIL of Friendly Floatees, an armada of 28,000 rubber ducks that were accidentally spilled into the Pacific Ocean in 1992 by a container ship. Researchers then used them to track ocean currents until 2007.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friendly_Floatees_spill?wprov=sfti1

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  1. Another little interesting fact: the container ship that lost comtainer with rubber ducks was owned by Evergreen – the same company whose another ship blocked Suez Canal.

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