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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Dec 2018 3:11 p.m. PST

"The UK will investigate allegations that British World War Two wrecks in Asia have been targeted by scavengers, the defence secretary says.

Gavin Williamson said he was "very concerned" to hear claims that four shipwrecks off the Malaysian and Indonesian coasts had been looted.

The Mail on Sunday said HMS Tien Kwang, HMS Kuala, HMS Banka and SS Loch Ranza were targeted for their metal.

They are thought to be the graves of Royal Navy sailors and civilians…."
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bsrlee26 Dec 2018 4:36 p.m. PST

Its been in the news in Australia for at least a decade. Not just UK ships but all WW2 ships, some reported as now just being a trench in the bottom, all metal gone. Its also wrecking local fishing grounds as the scrap pirates don't bother about spilling oil from the fuel tanks either.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2018 11:09 a.m. PST

Dammed Pirates!….


Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2018 11:53 a.m. PST

And where does the metal go? China, So Who is really to blame, the Salvagers or the scarp metal buyers?

It Amazes me with all the intel services in the Western Nations and nobody can find these Human Parasites.

Legion 431 Dec 2018 2:53 p.m. PST

More humans screwing it up for the rest of the humans. They should be brought up on Crimes Against Humanity for disturbing human grave sites.

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