Navy divers handling unexploded artillery shell
Photo: IS03-2019-0019-005, taken by Master Corporal True-dee McCarthy, 20 July 2019
Courtesy of the Department of National Defence, Fleet Diving Unit – Atlantic and Combat Camera
© Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, represented by the Department of National Defence, 2019
Canadian Forces clearance divers from the Fleet Diving Unit – Atlantic lift an unexploded artillery shell recovered from the SS Rose Castle shipwreck. The divers are Leading Seaman Donald Warren and Petty Officer 2nd Class Shawn West. The Royal Canadian Navy conducted a mission to recover unexploded ordnance (UXO) from the Bell Island shipwrecks in Newfoundland in July 2019.