According to a survey conducted in 2000, by the United Kingdom Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the wreck still held munitions containing approximately 1,400 tonnes (1,500 short tons) of TNT high explosive. These comprise the following items of ordnance:
Number built - 650. WTAF!
i think that list does the issue a disservice too. you hear occasional stories like 'an unexploded thousand pound bomb has been found during clearance works for a car park in bremen and the surrounding area to 1km radius has been cleared'.We're all very aware of that over here. It's taken as a given that it'll go off one day, and that'll be the end of Gillingham FC.
It's like living in Naples but with worse food.
Better to say Wood Quay so as not to give the impression it happened somewhere down near the mouth of the Liffey
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