World Record breaking message in a bottle

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Andrew Leapers World record message in a bottleA Guinness World Record breaking message in a bottle which was found by the Skipper of the fishing vessel Copious, Andrew Leaper who is originally from Fetlar. 

The bottle which was put into the sea around 98 years ago was part of an experiment to measure ocean currents.  

The bottle has been donated to, and is now on display at Fetlar Interpretive Centre www.fetlar.com

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