'Seaport Alpha' Wigg wharf 21st March 2017
The 1968 grain barge 'Loach' is submerged here after sinking on 16/03/17. The top of her forward mast can be seen sticking out of the water. Tug 'Seaport Alpha' and a diving team are on sight to start the recovery process. The new Mersey crossing can be seen taking shape in the background along with Fiddles Ferry power station.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, f/8 @ 50 mm, 1/500, ISO 200, No Flash
John Eyres © Manchester Ship Canal & Mersey