The MV Oliver Cromwell sank in 2018 en-route to the Crannagh.
A COLERAINE businessman has renewed his bid to bring riverboat hospitality to the Bann after lodging plans for a 36 bedroom floating hotel.
In 2018 Seamus Carey saw his dreams of a floating hotel and restaurant literally sink to the bottom of the Irish Sea when it floundered under tow 12 miles off the Welsh coast.
The Mississippi-style steamer was en-route from Gloucester to its new berth at the Crannagh Marina where it had been due to undergo a £100,000 conversion.
He immediately vowed to see the plans through with a replacement vessel and, earlier this month filed an application to moor a 36 bedroom vessel the same spot.
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