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Non-magnetic Diver's Knife

World War II

This 20th century non-magnetic diver's knife was found near HMS Stella Sirius.
 

This type of knife was issued to mine-clearance divers during World War II, one of whom lost it whilst dispersing the remains of HMS Stella Sirius.

It was found on the wreck in 2003 and despite having been underwater for more than 60 years, still had its coating of non-reflective balck paint.