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Time running out for Manxman

A group working to restore an historic Steam Packet ferry is warning time is running out to save her.

The Manxman plied Irish Sea routes in the 1950s and was the last steam turbine passenger ferry in the world.

But she’s currently languishing in drydock while the Manxman Steamship Company Limited raises enough cash to have her taken to Liverpool, restored and opened to the public.

Adrian Sweeney of the company says something needs to be done soon or she could be doomed:

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