Photo: Museum of the world ocean
A resident of Taiwan found a bottle with a letter from the Kaliningrad Museum of the World ocean 25 years later after it was thrown into the water. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
Jia-Qing Huang found a message in the water near the island of Orchids during the boat races in which his team won. He gave the Museum a photo and video with the bottle.
A letter sent to an employee of the Museum Irina Boykin. In 1995-1996, she participated in the circumnavigation on the sailing ship “Kruzenshtern”. During the cruise she has thrown overboard 175 bottles with messages. 12 letters found in the first few years in different regions of the world: Brazil, Australia, South Africa and the Netherlands. The first was found before the end of the world tour, it sailed to the Cape Verde Islands.
Now the Museum staff plan to find out what the account was this bottle, and try to restore the route.
As long as they think the most interesting history of the 172nd bottle. It was thrown overboard off the coast of Portugal on the day of the 300th anniversary of the Russian fleet. She sailed through the Bay of Biscay and the Strait of Gibraltar and ended up in the town of Bizerte on the coast of Tunisia. In this location from 1920 to 1924 was formed tactical units of ships, auxiliary warships of the Russian Imperial Navy, and mobilize ships involved in the evacuation of the Crimea troops of the Russian army of General Wrangel and the civil population, not converted to Bolshevism.
Earlier it was reported that Brazilian students had found on the beach in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, a bottle with a message that could have been written by Soviet sailors about 30 years ago. The contents of the bottle had drunk sailors in honor of captain’s birthday, then they put in a vessel a little message and threw it into the sea.
Video, photo All from Russia.