Message in a bottle launched from Florida crosses Atlantic Ocean


[30-11-2021 12:00 PM]

Ammon News - A beachcomber on a British Channel island found a message in a bottle that turned out to have been launched off the Florida coast nearly two years earlier.

Richard Lord said he was cleaning trash from Chouet Beach on the island of Guernsey after a recent storm when he spotted a bottle with a visible $1 bill inside.

Lord cleaned the barnacles off the bottle and removed the cork, but said he eventually had to smash the bottle to free the sheet of paper inside.

The paper, which bore the letterhead for Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, featured a handwritten message saying the bottle had been launched Jan. 4, 2020, from a location about 75 miles southeast of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

A business card inside the bottle identified the sender as retired U.S. Navy Capt. Dave Mozgala.

Another message in a bottle launched from Florida was recently found after a 6-year journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Lisa Dzierzak-Vieira said she and her husband, Marco, were on a Porto Santo beach when they found a message in a bottle launched by Canadian tourist Brigitte Doerksen during a trip to Miami in February 2015.

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