OMG they just found a WW2 bomb near where I was born

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Found 11th Nov 2010
Seems to be causing a lot of fuss in the area.

thisisplymouth.co.uk/new…tml

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Original Poster

Sorry that was meant to be a link but it didn't happen!!

I miss Plymouth.

Original Poster

Yeah, me too, especially the Hoe.

Banned

Wow what if you had been there and it had exploded we wouldn't be reading this now....WOW .....just WOW!

Banned

yeah saw this earlier at royal parade, holding up my bus ffs!

fluffykit

Yeah, me too, especially the Hoe.



Yaaars, and the Barbican.

Banned

"In 1944 the Richard Montgomery, a vessel some 440 feet long and weighing 7,176 tons, manned with a crew of 50, plus 30 gunners, sailed from Philadelphia with a cargo of 6000 (six thousand) tons of munitions for the US Air Force. This cargo included;

13,064 general purpose 250lb bombs
9,022 cases of fragmenting bombs
7,739 semi-armour piercing bombs
1,522 cases of fuses
1,429 cases of phosphorous bombs
1,427 cases of 100lb demolition bombs
817 cases of small arms ammunition
"
This is in the middle of the Thames estuary

http://www.thesoutheastecho.co.uk/images/Richard_Montgomery.jpg
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