Salvors Unique Seaflex, working with Salvesen UK, deployed 230 tons of lift-bag bouyancy to raise the LCT 7074 some four years after it sunk. The vessel took part in several deployments to the Normandy beaches, and after World War II was converted to a naval repair facility before becoming a floating nightclub berthed in Liverpool from around 1950. A £1m ($1.57m)
Last D-Day vessel refloated
The only surviving landing craft from the D-Day Normandy landings in June 1944 has been refloated in Birkenhead docks near Liverpool.