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End of a chapter for Solway Harvester

Mon, 11 Nov 2013

The wreck of the Solway Harvester will begin to be demolished today.

The vessel will be broken up by the Laxey Towing Company which was awarded the tender for the job.

Seven fishermen from Scotland were killed after the scallop dredger sank off the Manx coast in January 2000.

Since then the boat has remained in Manx waters while court proceedings were underway.

Infrastructure Minister David Cretney says it is the end of a chapter:


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