Mine found in nets

There was drama off the coast of East Lothian on Monday after the crew of a fishing boat reported an unexploded mine entangled in their nets.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 22nd September 2011, 7:50 am

The crew of the Michelle alerted Forth Coastguard just before 4am and Navy divers from the explosive ordnance disposal team were called in from Faslane.

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The object, described as “very rusty with spikes,” was towed by the crew to deep water a mile from the shore at Port Seton, where it was marked with a buoy to await the arrival of divers, just after midday.