S.S. Rusting Flotsam was a ship in 1979. It weighed 31,000 tons.
It was mentioned in the USA Snapshots infographic on the front page of the October 22, 2015 issue of USA Today, the subject of which was "Ships sunk by whales since 1979" by Tom Miller, as having been sunk in this way while rounding Cape Horn in August, 1979.
Miller's source was the publication Singh's Book of Sunken Ships, which was given a credit below the box-out.
- Back to the Future Part II (newspaper box-out)
- ↑ Special "front page wrap" for real life October 22, 2015 issue of USA Today (see 'External links' below))