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Visiting rig calls in at capital

The giant rig sheltering from bad weather off the east coast of the Isle of Man came into Douglas Bay today.

Many local residents will have seen the rig and its tug boat, Kestral, anchored off Ramsey earlier in the week.

The platform is being used to build a wind farm around Morecambe Bay, but came here to shelter from strong winds.

Earlier today, a pilot launch went out from the harbour to pick up a crew member who was travelling home.

John Moss went along for the ride:


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