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    Is it a practice bomb?

    Anyone know what this is. Weight is about 300 grams.
    It was found on the beach. My first thought was that it could be a ship log, but it is not possible to attach a line to the nose.
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    Also the fins are not angled as they are on a ship log.
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    In my experience a practice bomb would have 4 fins Is there a suspension point around the centre of gravity or indexing holes in the body

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomsk View Post
    In my experience a practice bomb would have 4 fins Is there a suspension point around the centre of gravity or indexing holes in the body
    No there is not.
    "All live or dug ordnance shown in my posts has been dealt with by qualified EOD personnel"

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    I encountered something similar in the north of England in the late 1980s. A series of similar objects to this were strung across a river on steel wire. If I remember correctly their purpose was as a kind of water flow measuring device. I cannot be any more specific than that. One had been taken about 1/4 mile downstream and lobbed in the river. I was tasked to the report of a bomb in a river. I stripped to my underpants and went in the river to retrieve it. The police there were smirking!
    Any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts has been dealt with accordingly by eod personel

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