Can anyone unravel the mystery of this vandalised wreck near Kirkstall Bridge?

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Does anyone know what’s happened to this vandalised boat on the Leeds Liverpool Canal?

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Vandalised: The Talitha on Leeds Liverpool Canal. Photo: Simon Cullingworth

Our community reporter Simon Cullingworth was passing the last set of locks before Kirkstall Bridge and caught the stricken vessel – the Talitha – on camera.

The ship has smashed windows and has graffiti daubed on it.

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Graffiti and smashed windows on the vandalised ship. Photo: Simon Cullingworth

Does anyone know the story behind this wreck in the Leeds and Liverpool canal? Post on the comments below or e-mail news@westleedsdispatch.com.

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  1. Re Vandalised Boat.
    The Canal and River Trust are aware of the boat, It has a section 8 on it which means it in the process foe removal but with the pandemic the process is on hold for the moment.

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