SS Richard Montgomery

Timebomb ready to blow - Evening Standard, August 19, 2004
Nothing to do with Thailand, but interesting: For 60 years the rotting masts of the SS Richard Montgomery have poked eerily from the sea at low tide, surrounded by buoys.
...If the Second World War American cargo ship was to blow up, a report warns, it would be one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions ever and could devastate Sheerness (population 11,000). Experts estimate the force of the blast would be 700 times that of the 1995 Oklahoma City bomb in the US...
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