King Island resident finds message in a bottle, tracks down owner

Meg Whitfield
By Meg Whitfield
Updated January 19 2022 - 12:29am, first published 12:24am
The letter had Mark Burton's name on it, and a request to find him. Picture: Supplied

When former King Island resident Mark Burton and his mate dropped a message in a bottle into the ocean 25 years ago, he didn't expect to ever see it again.

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Meg Whitfield

Journalist at the Advocate Newspaper, Burnie, covering Tasmania's North-West regions.