Sailors document tsunami debris field while crossing the Pacific Ocean

A group of 12 sailors who sailed 4,000 miles through the Pacific Ocean documented the massive tsunami debris field that continues its journey towards the shores of North America.

After departing from Tokyo last month aboard the Sea Dragon, the crew arrived in Hawaii with tales of the sorts of treasures (and trash) they came across while traversing the ocean.

Among their finds was half of a fishing boat with a few barnacles and 50 or 60 fish living inside.

Debris from the tsunami in March of 2011 has started coming ashore on the West Coast of the United States and Canada – everything from part of a huge dock that washed up on the beach in Oregon, to a soccer ball.