Napoli: going bit-by-bit

PUBLISHED: 21:04 06 July 2009 | UPDATED: 23:47 15 June 2010

P1111-28-09SH Scrapoli.
Twisted & rusting remains of the MSC Napoli litter the deck of one of the massive salvage vessels that is currently dismanting the wreck near Branscombe this week.
Picture by Simon Horn.

P1111-28-09SH Scrapoli. Twisted & rusting remains of the MSC Napoli litter the deck of one of the massive salvage vessels that is currently dismanting the wreck near Branscombe this week. Picture by Simon Horn.

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THIS was the scene off Sidmouth today as salvage workers dismantled the dregs of the stricken Napoli bit-by-bit.

THIS was the scene off Sidmouth today as salvage workers dismantled the dregs of the stricken Napoli bit-by-bit.The Herald's chief photographer, Simon Horn, captured the image as giant machinery was used to slice through metal work.


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