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Boats filmed sinking as storm hits Cornish harbour

Video filmed by Jon Carroll showed rough seas crashing over the harbour wall in Porthleven, Cornwall, causing boats to sink or be damaged.

On Tuesday night waves smashed the barriers that protect the inner harbour, sinking many vessels.

A major salvage operation was launched to winch all of the boats out of the harbour.

  • 06 Feb 2014
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