A camera that was lost at sea three years ago was reunited with its owner, and found to be still working, after being washed up 600 miles away from where it was first lost.

One of the photos Lars Mossberg found on a camera that he found washed up on a beach - using Facebook he reunited the camera with it's owner Adele Devonshire. Source: SWNS

One of the photos Lars Mossberg found on a camera that was washed up on a beach. Using Facebook, he reunited the camera with its owner, Adele Devonshire. Credit: SWNS

Adele Devonshire, an ecologist from Suffolk, lost her Fujifilm camera, which was housed in an underwater casing, in 2013 when her clip snapped while scuba diving in Berwickshire.

Adele Devonshire's camera as it was found by Lars Mossberg. See SWNS story SWCAMERA; A British scuba diver was astonished when she was reunited with the camera she lost three years ago after it washed up 1,000km away in SWEDEN - and still worked. Adele Devonshire, 37, was diving off St Abbs in Berwickshire, Scotland, when the clip holding her camera snapped. After a search of the shore in July 2013 she gave up hope of ever seeing the Fuji camera and waterproof case ever again. But she was astonished when she saw an online post last week by Lars Mossberg, 57, who found it perched on a rock on the shore of a small Swedish island.

Adele Devonshire’s camera as it was found by Lars Mossberg. Credit: SWNS

She had long ago given up finding the camera, but then a friend saw the images on a ‘Lego lost at Sea’ Facebook group, just hours after they were posted on the group by Swedish management consultant, Lars Mossberg.

Lars had found the camera on the rocky coastline of Gullholmen, an island off the west coast of Sweden. Before being washed up on the shore, the camera had travelled a remarkable 600 miles from where it had been lost.

Adele Devonshire's camera as it was found by Lars Mossberg. Source: SWNS

Adele Devonshire’s camera as it was found by Lars Mossberg. Credit: SWNS

Although the housing was scratched, Lars found that not only was the battery still charged but the camera also held hundreds of photos, some of which he posted online in an attempt to try to track down the owner.

He told Laura Elvin from SWNS: ‘There were 400-500 photos, from different places. I could see the last photo was from around July 2013, and a diving trip, so I was amazed it had reached me.’

Adele Devonshire

Adele Devonshire. Credit: SWNS

After asking a number of questions to verify that the camera did belong to Adele, Lars posted the camera back to her. Talking about the find, Adele said: ‘I never did buy a new camera, so I’m really looking forward to getting it back. It has been on quite a journey.’

Lars Mossberg pictured on the small Swedish island where he lives holding Adele Devonshire's camera. Source: SWNS

Lars Mossberg pictured on the small Swedish island where he lives, holding Adele Devonshire’s camera. Credit: SWNS

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