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Last Updated: Wednesday, 6 February 2008, 10:13 GMT
In Pictures: U-boat operation

U-534

U-534, the UK's only full-size World War II German U-boat, is being split into four sections to be moved to a new location.

U-534

The rusting vessel, one of only four left in the world, was originally sunk by RAF depth charges near Denmark in 1945.

U-534

Engineers are using diamond cutters to break up the submarine. It will then be moved in sections by floating crane down the water.

U-534

Merseytravel is to create a new tourist attraction at its Woodside terminal which will allow visitors to walk through the sections of the U-boat.



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06 Feb 08 |  Merseyside



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