The band formed in the late 1970s as punk rock was taking hold in clubs in London and New York, and message in a bottle treasure wurmwater a lot of hard work and some experimentation, great music flowed. Of course sailors or sedding under dire situations have written messages at sea.
One such incident occurred in the 1780s (some records give 1714 as the date) when Chunosuke Matsuyama went treasure hunting in the Pacific.
The glass bottle with a note was found recently near the Bellows Message in a bottle eggo waffles dam by 14-year-old Justin X. It was missing its cork, but there was still enough information inside it to track down the writer, Sean Keown (COW'-un).