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A voyage in miniature

Published 0942 GMT (1742 HKT) September 26, 2017
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A Playmobil pirate ship has sailed all of the way from the UK to Scandinavia and beyond. Mac Ferguson
The boat belongs to Scottish brothers Harry and Ollie Ferguson. Mac Ferguson
The idea was part of 500 adventures thought up with their parents, this one an extension of a message in a bottle. Mac Ferguson
The boys tested it with a counter weight and polystyrene in water before setting sail. Mac Ferguson
It was put out on open waters from Peterhead, Scotland on May 26. Haakon Braathu Haaverstad, SNO
First found by a family in Denmark, it was then spotted by a Swedish woman who was out sailing her boat. Mac Ferguson
She contacted the Fergusons with a photograph of her putting the vessel back in the sea. Mac Ferguson
Most recently it was found in Norwegian waters by crew members on a conservation vessel. Haakon Braathu Haaverstad, SNO