Threats to Maritime and Seafaring due to Wartime Ordnance Waste

Just removed and within an hour or two will be detonated at sea, a WW2 half-ton sea mine, that was discovered on the muddy seabed by a dredging scow operation [1]. The incident is only one of a growing number of incidents involving scuttled, and deployed, ordnance residuals, of not only WW2, but of a time period involving essentially 1914 through current contemporary time [2].

[1]  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/30/giant-wartime-bomb-found-in-portsmouth-harbour-to-be-exploded-at/

[2]  http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/dangers-of-unexploded-wwii-munitions-in-north-and-baltic-seas-a-893113.html

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