HomeScuba NewsDivers Find Suspected WW2 Device Off Coast of Cornwall

Divers Find Suspected WW2 Device Off Coast of Cornwall

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Divers exploring the Cornish coast have discovered a suspected World War Two bomb that is thought to be a parachute mine, according to coastguards.

The device was found 2,600ft (800m) from a beach near Falmouth in Cornwall.

It was reported to local coastguards yesterday morning by a local diver who discovered it when diving off Maenporth beach.

According to BBC News, a Royal Navy bomb disposal team is expected to destroy it, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has said.

The Falmouth lifeboat was “keeping vessels clear of the area as a precautionary measure”, said the MCA. The device is expected to be destroyed on 30 November.

Images by Mark Milburn

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