Unexploded mine determined to be a training device

7th Coast Guard District NewsMIAMI- Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six Detachment, Mayport, Fla., determined the cylindrical mine located by a Good Samaritan Thursday afternoon to be a training device and is no threat to surrounding areas.

Coast Guard crews from Station Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin enforced a safety zone, Thursday while crewmen from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six Detachment, Mayport investigated the cylindrical mine.

The mine will be removed and towed to Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale this evening.


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