message in a bottle
The message was tossed off a Russian ship on June 20, 1969.
Her note was found 60 miles from Wales, where she threw it into the ocean.
The handwriting and details in the note matched with the captain's log of a German ship.
The man who found it was struck by the immense emotion in the simple note.
The glass bottle, first tossed into the North Sea by a British marine biologist in 1906, was found last April on a German island.
The bottle was tossed into the North Sea sometime between 1904 and 1906.
“I think we just haphazardly wrote this quick letter, found a bottle and just tossed it," she told Fox Q13 news this week
Melvin's family prepping to release the message in a bottle on Aug. 17. A man named Willie Tang discovered the bottle while