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February 14, 2020

I did not know this

Filed under: General,Technology — dknights @ 10:36 am
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Story here.  I didn’t know that the British dumped the ordinance there.  I would have thought they’d have taken it to a deeper part of the ocean.

2 Comments

  1. Looks like a bad place to dump, as it is close to inhabited coastlines and would be under shipping lanes. If you really wanted it cleared the area could be swept, a bottom mine is often just a standard aerial bomb with an acoustic or magnetic fuse.

    Comment by Jeff Groves — February 14, 2020 @ 12:43 pm

  2. Sounds like there is a lot down there. I, too, am surprised they’d dump that close to shore.

    Comment by dknights — February 14, 2020 @ 4:03 pm


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