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Sunken boat removed from Bristol Harbour after two months

The boat sank in August. Photo: Oliver Carter

A vessel which sank in Bristol Harbour after a suspected gas canister explosion in August has been removed from the water.

The Roehampton situated in front of the Mud Dock cafe had been submerged in water for almost two months.

A crane was used to lift the boat from the harbour Credit: Oliver Carter

Last week divers were seen around the wreckage, recovering what looked like belongings and debris from the sunken craft.

This morning a crane lifted the boat out of the harbour and removed it from the water.

The process took several hours and attracted many spectators across the morning.

A few weeks ago large orange floats were added to the vessel to stop it sinking further, making it easier to retrieve this morning.