“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law enforcement agency for assistance”
Three fishermen were rescued from their yacht when they drifted dangerously close to a shipwreck packed with 1,400 tonnes of explosives. The 27ft vessel was floating near the mouth of the Medway Estuary in Kent, close to where the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery lies beneath the surface.
La Capitaneria del Porto di Sheerness, invia una lancia militare a soccorso di una barca da diporto in avaria al largo della foce del fiume Medway. L’imbarcazione privata era molto vicina al relitto della nate Liberty SS Richard Montgomery affondata nell’agosto del 1944. Il relitto contiene (…) 1400 tonnellate di materiali esplodenti.
If you find anything that appears to be an explosive device, do not touch it, leave it where it is and call the police. We will contact the appropriate agencies to properly dispose of the item.