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WWII Mortar Found on Hampton Beach

WWII Mortar Found on Hampton Beach

20/07/2015

A WWII mortar round was discovered on Hampton beach near Herne Bay, Kent over the weekend. The device was found by a man with a metal detector at low tide and the Coastguard was informed. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was summoned to dispose of the mortar, only for it to have been cove...

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Boy Finds Projectile on Beach – Takes to School

Boy Finds Projectile on Beach – Takes to School

16/07/2015

A Norfolk schoolboy caused alarm yesterday when he brought a WWII projectile he had discovered on Hunstanton beach into his school. Staff immediately evacuated the premises and called the Police who alerted an RAF Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team to the issue. The 25lb projectile was transport...

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Mortar Found on Winterton Beach – Don’t Disturb UXO

Mortar Found on Winterton Beach – Don’t Disturb UXO

13/07/2015

A man uncovered a 2-inch mortar using a metal detector on the beach at Winterton-on-Sea, Norfolk on Friday. He took it to the local coastguard station and asked whether he could take it home, although the on duty manager rightfully told him that the device could be dangerous and instead called the p...

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Hand Grenade found in Northants Garden

Hand Grenade found in Northants Garden

09/07/2015

An unexploded hand grenade, probably dating from WWII, has been found in a garden in Rushden, Northamptonshire. A safety cordon has been put in place and an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team is on site to dispose of the Unexploded Ordnance (UXO).   The No. 36 hand grenade – more comm...

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Controlled explosion for 3-inch mortar found at Bembridge zeticauxo.com/controlled-exp… #UXO #EOD @islandecho pic.twitter.com/N8xRfObopZ

(tweeted 12th April 2021)

Unexploded Ordnance finds at West Sussex beauty spots over long weekend zeticauxo.com/uxo-finds-by-p… #UXO #EOD

https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1379336563897819137

(tweeted 6th April 2021)