bottle with message old - Scottish Govt photoA Scottish skipper has set a new world record after finding a message in a bottle 98 years after it was released.

Not only that, he found the bottle while skippering the same fishing boat which had set the previous record, the Shetland-based vessel Copious.

The bottle was one of hundreds released by the Scottish government in order to document the sea currents around the UK.

(READ the story in the BBC)

Photo from the Scottish government via AP

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