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Bottle on the Ocean of Time

By Anastasia , published on Jan 24, 2013

...turned up, sadly many years after his death. Last November his bottle with a message was found by a man called Geoff Flood on a beach on New Zealand’s North Island. It had been bobbing around the oceans of the world since March, 1936.

Inside was a note bearing the mark of the P&O shipping company. Cast overboard from a ship by the name SS Strathnaver, it read “At sea. Would the finder of this bottle kindly forward the note, where found, to the under mentioned address.” The address given was in Leederville, Western Australia.

Speaking to the local media the finder... (more)

Tags: australia, communication, new zealand, shipping, mail

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