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Unexploded Bombs in Staines Reservoir?

Unexploded Bombs in Staines Reservoir?

12/06/2015

Thames Water are coming under fire for posting an alarming sign on the gates of a recently-drained reservoir at Staines-upon-Thames. The sign reads: ‘Significant Risk of Unexploded WWII Bombs!’ Unsurprisingly, the locals are somewhat miffed by the incendiary warning, particularly given t...

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Phosphorus Bomb Found on Scottish Shore

Phosphorus Bomb Found on Scottish Shore

11/06/2015

A phosphorus-filled bomblet from WWII has been washed up on the shore of Loch Ryan at Kirkcolm near Stranraer. Described as being 6-8 inches in length and 2 inches in diameter, it is not the first item of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) to be found in the area.   Kirkcolm was the site of a WWII seap...

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17 Mortar Bombs Found Near Gloucestershire Homes

17 Mortar Bombs Found Near Gloucestershire Homes

10/06/2015

An evacuation of several properties in the Gloucestershire town of Cinderford has taken place after the discovery of 17 suspected WWII mortar bombs by workmen in the area.   The forest surrounding Cinderford was the site of a large US Army Ordnance Depot during WWII, Depot 0-660, which stored a...

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Too Close for Comfort? Paddleboarder Explores SS Richard Montgomery

Too Close for Comfort? Paddleboarder Explores SS Richard Montgomery

10/06/2015

A paddleboarder has left himself vulnerable to criticism after he released a photo of himself posing against the exposed masts of the SS Richard Montgomery, a military wreck in the Thames Estuary carrying an estimated 1,400 tonnes of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO).   Despite the clear warning signs...

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Suspected 250kg unexploded bomb destroyed in controlled explosion after discovery near Formby…

https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1366791767576748041

(tweeted 2nd March 2021)

Army detonates large unexploded bomb found in Exeter after mass evacuation of properties zeticauxo.com/large-evacuati…

https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1366300723412164610

(tweeted 1st March 2021)