Dredge Evacuated for Potential UXO Threat

Shoreham Harbour, United Kingdom A bomb disposal unit was called to inspect a suspect UXO hauled in by a dredge at Shoreham Harbour. Littlehampton Coastguard responded to inspect the ordnance. They then contacted EOD who recommended the item be left in position until could arrive.

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The ship was evacuated and a cordon was put in place. The EOD team from Portsmouth determined the device to be free from explosives and safely removed it from the dredge for disposal.

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