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Graham1973
Post subject: Re: Dutch Naval Wrecks Illegally SalvagedPosted: May 12th, 2017, 12:51 am
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Looks like they have caught the ship involved in desecrating the Japanese wrecks

https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017 ... lly-caught


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Post subject: Re: Dutch Naval Wrecks Illegally SalvagedPosted: May 12th, 2017, 6:29 am
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It's all fun and gravedigging until someone dredges up live munitions

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Post subject: Re: Dutch Naval Wrecks Illegally SalvagedPosted: May 12th, 2017, 3:06 pm
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And discovered them with a big "boom", not just found munitions stock. Then we will say "The revenge of the Flying Dutchman".


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Post subject: Re: Dutch Naval Wrecks Illegally SalvagedPosted: November 3rd, 2017, 10:48 am
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The Guardian has written another article on this issue.
This includes some animated aspects and an interesting chart of the wrecks by depth and location.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-in ... shipwrecks

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Post subject: Re: Dutch Naval Wrecks Illegally SalvagedPosted: November 5th, 2017, 12:24 am
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Post subject: Re: Dutch Naval Wrecks Illegally SalvagedPosted: November 5th, 2017, 12:31 am
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That said above.


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Post subject: Re: Dutch Naval Wrecks Illegally SalvagedPosted: November 5th, 2017, 9:52 am
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They must have disturbed plenty of ammunition already given how many rounds must still be aboard those ships in the magazines, let alone torpedo warheads etc.

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