A dummy mine used for exercises by the Royal Navy has been lost in Sandown Bay.
Naval ships have been conducting exercises in the area but have left something behind…
Mariners are being warned to take extra care when off the coast of the East Wight as the ‘mine’ poses a risk.
It’s said that the large object is marked by a 50cm orange buoy with several small yellow buoys on a line extending 2-3 metres.
It’s thought the object is directly south of Culver Down and around halfway between Sandown and Shanklin.
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