Salvation as oyster patrol boat is raised from bottom of the Foyle for first time since mysterious submergence

The MMV Ostrea has been lifted from the bottom of the Foyle for the first time since it mysteriously sank before Christmas.

The salvage company appointed by the Loughs Agency to raise the catamaran, which was used to patrol the Lough Foyle oyster fishery, was lifted on Thursday, January 21. Thanks to Danny Payne for the pictures.

The scene at the pontoon as the boat is lifted. Photo: Danny Payne

The scene at the pontoon as the boat is lifted. Photo: Danny Payne