Newly launched replica Bronze Age boat sinks

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The maiden voyage of a replica Bronze Age boat made in Kent, England had to be aborted when it failed to stay afloat.

The vessel, which is called Boat 1550 BC, immediately began to take on water when it was lowered into Dover Harbour.

"They had the boat carefully placed in a crane hammock, but it filled up straight away," a spokesperson said.

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