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    Fisherman catched a depth charge

    Read this in a newspaper this morning, thought it was worth sharing on this forum

    https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/new...enn-gallagher/

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    Darwin award in the post.
    Author of 'British Rifle Grenades of the Great War'

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    I am confused. And the end it says that it was "detonated". In the very next sentence it says that it was "taken out to sea and placed under 27 metres of water".

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    The Royal Navy EOD guys often will put something like this on the seabed, place an exclusion zone around it and then detonate it.

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    The depth of water provides sufficient tamping for any fragments of the container.
    Any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts has been dealt with accordingly by eod personel

 

 

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