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Container of Chloroform

This week’s object is a small container of chloroform that was salvaged from the German battleship Hindenburg, This ship was the last of the German fleet to be scuttled at Scapa Flow at the end of the World War One. The ship was unusually scuttled so that it sank level in order to give the sailors on board opportunity to escape safely. The Hindenburg was raised in 1930, and subsequently scrapped at Rosyth.

Container of Chloroform
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