Unexploded Bombs off the British Coast: the SS Richard Montgomery

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Shared February 29, 2016

BONUS PARK BENCH: https://youtu.be/AhqNMb0fOJU -- In the Thames Estuary, near a town called Sheerness, a few dozen miles east of London, lies a World War 2 shipwreck that contains over 1,000 tonnes of unexploded bombs. Is it a risk to the area? Or is it just an interesting historical artifact? The trouble is, no-one's quite sure...

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And thanks to Maxim Harper, @maximharper on Twitter, for tipping me off to this in the first place!