Found August 1917 on southern shore of the Isle of Man.
A document, much damaged by seawater, in a bottle:
“Will finder kindly communicate with friends of N. Mooney and J. Finegan (of Tring). They are down under (or drowned) between Pembrey and Fishguard.
The two names were “much-blurred” and difficult to decipher. “R.P.” was perhaps “R.I.P.” The message was passed to police.
[Lincolnshire Echo, 231 August 1917]