Military Pyrotechnics Wash Ashore

A Pacific Grove Public Works employee found what appeared to be military ordnance that had washed ashore on Monday.

The object was a Mk 58 marine marker used by the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard in training exercises. It contains pyrotechnic candles that produce flame and smoke while floating in the ocean.

January 19, 2009
Update! Another one found!

An Mk 58 marine marker was found Sunday afternoon on the beach near Ocean View Boulevard and Esplanade in Pacific Grove

Military Pyrotechnics Wash Ashore