Ah, The Cold War… This BBC story describes how, during the Cold War, a nuclear bomb went missing “a mile or two” off the coast of Savannah, Georgia, and IS STILL THERE!
So the bomb remains tucked away on the sea-bed, in an area which is frequently dredged by shrimp fishermen, any one of whom could suddenly find that they have netted something a touch larger and scarier than a crustacean.
Wow! Did not know that.
Also from the story:
Colonel Richardson is adamant that it is incapable of a nuclear explosion because it lacks the vital plutonium trigger.
Note to Dave Barry: “Vital Plutonium Trigger” – good name for a rock band.