The 987kg German Second World War explosive was found in the wreck of a 17th-century warship.
The Royal Navy has destroyed a Second World War device found in the wreck of a 17th-century warship.
Weighing nearly one thousand kilos, the German parachute ground mine was one of the biggest bombs used by the Luftwaffe during the war.
Navy bomb disposal experts from dive team, Southern Diving Unit Two, took on the six-day operation to dispose of the bomb, which involved the device being towed to sea in order to be safely detonated.
Source: Forces Network