A small gray plastic LEGO accessory shaped like a scuba tank and breathing apparatus. This piece was part of the Lego Lost at Sea Project, started by Tracey Williams.
On February 13, 1997, approximately five million LEGO pieces were spilled into the sea when a large wave hit a cargo ship carrying a shipment of the toys off the coast of Cornwall, England. The impact sent 62 LEGO-filled shipping containers overboard. In a twist of irony, many of the pieces were sea creature themed. To this day, beachcombers still uncover washed-up plastic pieces from this monumental toy-related environmental disaster.
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