The tug Christos 22, damaged after the vessel it was towing collided into its side off Torbay yesterday, is now stable with risk of pollution very low.
Attention has now turned to the towed vessel, an ex-German naval training ship the Emsstrom, which had been listing too heavily for salvors to get onboard.
This vessel has now sunk, approximately 2.5 nautical miles east by north from Hope's Nose, Torquay, in 23 metres (75ft) of water.
This ship is empty and is not a pollution risk.
More top news
A bitterly cold airmass covers the UK this weekend.
The emotion of Donald Trump's inauguration was too much for Jessica Starr, who told ITV News: "I'm so sorry... this is not America."
Prince William and Kate have announced they are to become 'full-time' Royals as they move their family back to London from Norfolk.