Royal Navy and Army bomb disposal experts have removed the remnants of a V2 rocket which was submerged off the Essex coast at Harwich.
Royal Navy divers recovered a World War Two V2 rocket from the harbour at Harwich in Essex
Bomb disposal unit is currently in Harwich waiting for low tide, which will allow them to carry out further assessments on the V2 missile.
A Royal Navy spokesman at the scene has just said the bombs are usually about 10 metres long and this oneis deeply embedded into the seabed with just its tail showing.
Today is the team's second attempt to do a recce. They say they want to excavate around the bomb but the tide is too high and is likely they do excavation work tomorrow when the tide is expected to be lower.
Royal Navy divers are inHarwich assessing whether a German V2 rocket found in the harbour is still dangerous. The World War II rocket was reported by members of Harwich YachtClub. It's partially submerged about 200 metres out to sea.
The remains of a German V2 rocket have been discovered at Harwich in Essex.
Military explosives experts have been called to the scene and are considering whether to carry out a controlled explosion.
V2 rockets caused serious loss of life and substantial damage to towns and cities during WW2.