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World record as message in bottle found after 98 years near Shetland
The bottle has been donated to a Shetland museum
A Scottish skipper has set a new world record after finding a message in a bottle 98 years after it was released.
Andrew Leaper's discovery beat the previous record for the longest time a bottle has been adrift at sea by more than five years.
And he found the bottle while skippering the same fishing boat which had set the previous record, the Shetland-based vessel Copious.
Mr Leaper said: "It was an amazing coincidence."
The find has been confirmed as a new record by Guinness World Records.
The drift bottle - containing a postcard which promised a reward of six pence to the finder - was...
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