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    Hey Tommy!!!!

    The Wreck of the S.S. Richard Montgomery~yewtube.......bwahahahahahaha!!!!!
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    Since you seem to have a real hard time posting links, I'll help you out.

    I watched it and have to wonder if all those tons of explosives would still function after sitting under water all those decades.


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    he corrected himself saying the cluster ammo should be able to set off the thousand pounders easily. so not one, but two detonations. the lighter stuff, then the big stuff.
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    Hard times create strong men.
    Strong men create good times.
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    And, weak men create hard times.

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    The narrator in this vid says the blast could be as much as a small atom bomb. 1400 tons is a crapload of bombs...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kodiak View Post
    The narrator in this vid says the blast could be as much as a small atom bomb. 1400 tons is a crapload of bombs...

    wiki claims there are 2,815 small munitions that if their detonators or just some of them turn into copper azide, and they touch off the 1,925x500 pounders, or the 4,439x1,000 poinders or the 286x2,000 pounders, the immediate area surrounding the sunken explosives could be worrisome to some extent.
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    Theres a MUCH bigger sunken cache of discarded WW2 munitions in the Irish sea, at the narrow point between Ireland and England, at a place called Beauforts Dyke. Its estimated theres about 20,000 tonnes of artillery shells and rockets dumped there. They were going to build a bridge between UK and Ireland at one point, but they couldnt find any stupid enough to tackle the job of clearing all the HE off the sea bed. And to make matters worse, approximately two tonnes of concrete-encased metal drums filled with radioactive laboratory rubbish and luminous paint were dumped in the dyke during the 1950s

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    yet fracturing land oil formations is forbidden there. you guys sound just like NY state.
    is this place you describe your Love Canal?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jirqoadai View Post
    yet fracturing land oil formations is forbidden there. you guys sound just like NY state.
    is this place you describe your Love Canal?
    Well theres nothing on the scale of Love Canal, but theres certainly houses built on dodgy bits of land. Where we used to live there was an old chemical plant that used to make stuff like Hydrochloric, Nitric and Sulphuric acids and other chemicals, and next door was a Coking plant where they made coal gas from coal. Both got pulled down and they built houses and offices on the site, but i wouldnt have lived there, there must be toxins deep in the soil. Theres many old industrial sites like that all over the UK have been built on, I wouldnt live there.

    There was also a site on the coast, its ostensibly a 'Practice Shooting Range' for the Army, and theres BIG signs all round the 1000 acres site warning you not to go on or you might get shot or blown up, but everyone knows (ie everyone whos over 60 and knows a bit about local history) that in fact the problem is they buried 100 tonnes of mustard gas and VX Nerve Agent on the site, all the records were lost in the 1960's and no none knows where it all is, so they cant allow anyone to dig anywhere on the site just in case.

    Heres the problem:


    this is the Beckingham Range. Spot the Mustard Gas.

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