STRANGE ITEM: Joan Mann found this item at the top end of Curtis Island. Do you know what it is?
STRANGE ITEM: Joan Mann found this item at the top end of Curtis Island. Do you know what it is? Contributed

Mystery of object found on Curtis Island beach solved

THE mystery is solved.

With help from the public The Observer found out that the item that Joan Mann found on the northern end of Curtis Island last week was not a boat motor or winch, but rather a scientific logger used to monitor water quality.

The object should not be dangerous unless opened, as that could lead to salt water reacting with battery acid.

EARLIER: A DANGEROUS-looking object was found on the northern end of Curtis Island last week, with the finder keen to explore what it is and where it came from.

Joan Mann was walking along the surf side of Station Point at the end of the Narrows during low tide when she found this object washed up on the beach.

"To me it looks dangerous and I don't want to hit it with our boat (in high tide)," she said.

"It looks like it is made out of cast alloy.

"It shouldn't be there and I don't want it floating around the ocean either."

If anyone can enlighten Joan about what it is, or where it came from and whether it is dangerous, please let us know here at The Observer.

Joan Mann found this at the top end of Curtis Island during low tide. Photo Contributed
Joan Mann found this at the top end of Curtis Island during low tide. Photo Contributed Contributed

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