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Friday, 26 April, 2002, 16:15 GMT 17:15 UK
In Pictures: Kursk's last voyage
The Russian submarine Kursk, which sank in August 2000 killing all 118 crew on board, is making its final journey before being broken up and sold for scrap metal.

Examinations of the hulk of the submarine failed to reach a conclusion as to what caused the disaster. Many believe the Kursk's bow, still on the Barents Sea floor, holds the key.

The Kursk at Roslyakovo docks
The Kursk is moved from a dry dock near Murmansk to be dismantled

Transferring the Kursk on to a floating dock is a difficult task
Workers prepare the Kursk for the 30-mile trip, expected to take around 10 hours

The Pandella floating dock
A floating dock transports the Kursk to the Nerpa shipyard at Snezhnogorsk

The Kursk convoy will go through the Kola Bay to the Nerpa shipyard
Eight tugs accompany the Kursk to its final resting place

Workers watch as the submarine makes its final journey
A final goodbye to the ill-fated sub

Nerpa ship repair yard at Snezhnogorsk
Last port of call - the Kursk's two nuclear reactors and cruise missiles will be removed at Nerpa

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