A historic landing craft used on D-Day has been back in action for an exercise involving North Derbyshire Army reservists.
The World War Two boat, privately-owned by John Busuttil, was borrowed by Chesterfield-based 73 Engineer Regiment to transport military plant equipment.
Soldiers from the unit were engaged in a project to build a new boat house and upgrade toilets on an island in the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, used by Sea Scouts.
Warrant Officer II Darren Winter, who led the project, said: “The task we faced was how to transport our plant machinery across to the island.
“We wouldn’t have been able to complete the project without John’s help.”
The reserves built a timber landing slipway on the island to enable equipment to be brought off the craft.