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VIDEO: WW2 mine blown up off Scottish coast

PortandTerminal.com, December 3, 2020

A Second World War mine found by divers off the coast of Scotland has been detonated by the Royal Navy.

EDINBURGH – An 80-year-old German mine discovered in the Firth of Clyde on Scotland’s west coast has been blown up. The mine was trawled by a marine research vessel and was found to contain 770 lbs of explosives. A Navy bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion of the mine, which had been laid by a U-boat during World War Two.

The mine was found in the Firth of Clyde, located on Scotlands western coast

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