Severn-boating featured photo

Featuring photographs of boating interest from the River Severn, Severn Estuary and Bristol channel

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image mv Oliver Cromwell

The restuarant and hotel vessel mv Oliver Cromwell cruising the inland River Severn in happier times.
After 25 years based in Gloucester the vessel was being towed to new owners in northern Ireland.
On tow from Sharpness to Coleraine, the vessel sank in the Irish Sea off Holyhead on 25 May.
Holyhead RNLI was in attendance and have produced a dramatic video of the sinking.

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