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Break up of Solway Harvester to be completed today

The final piece of the Solway Harvester is to be lifted onto dry land today (THURS).

It's 14 years since the Scottish boat sank off the Island's coast, with the loss of the seven crew members on board.

And today - weather depending - the final piece will be moved onto the harbour side and cut up ready to be transported to the UK.

Originally planned to finish in December, Captain Stephen Carter of the Laxey Towing Company says this week will offer welcome closure:


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