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Anyone looking out for a new set of Nikes may be best off combing the beaches of the UK, where trainers “in their hundreds” have been washing up over the past year. The sport shoes found their way into the water after a heavy storm sent a container overboard. Though not certain, The Telegraph suggests they came off the Maersk Shanghai in March when the Charleston-bound vessel was hit by a storm. Some 70 containers were reportedly lost, with many never recovered. Interestingly, the ship had set out from Norfolk, Virginia, so the shoes washing up on the Cornwall coast have made quite a trip.

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