The Vanlene was a freighter which ran into Austin Island in 1972 in thick fog. Loaded with Dodge colt cars it took a number of days to sink and most of the cars were recovered. The wreck lies with it's shatered bow in 25 feet of water and going towards the mostly intact stern, you will encounter lots of life on this wreck. Rockfish schools around the boiler midschip, as well as pudget sound kingcrab. Friendly seals usually great you and while on the boat, whale visits are common in the early summer.