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Man who died in sea tragedy has been named

Suffolk police have named the man found in water off the coast of Lowestoft on Monday afternoon, as 43-year old Peter Chambers from Wellesley Road in Great Yarmouth.

Police have still not been able to trace his next-of-kin.

Enquiries are continuing into what happened on behalf of the Coroner and Suffolk police continue to lead the investigation.

It's now known the boat that Mr Chambers was on, left Great Yarmouth harbour on Monday morning for a fishing trip.

Two men from Great Yarmouth have been reported missing.

One of the two missing men is in his 40s, the other in his late 70s.

The boat recovered from the water has been examined and police have taken calls from people who reportedly saw the boat in rough seas between Gorleston and Lowestoft.

Police expected to name man found off coast of Suffolk

RNLI returned to Lowestoft after the search Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are expected to name the man who was pulled from the water following a boating incident off the Suffolk coast, later today.

The man who was from Great Yarmouth, was on a fishing trip from Gorleston in Norfolk, when their boat overturned on Monday afternoon.

Two other men are still unaccounted for.


Loss at sea is a tragedy for all the community

As it approaches 48 hours since the boating tragedy off the Suffolk coast, claiming the life of one man and leaving two more unaccounted for, the Port Chaplain for Great Yarmouth has said the loss is felt across the whole community.

The Rev Peter Paine spoke to ITV News Anglia. Click above to watch a short interview clip.

The men were on a fishing trip from Gorleston in Norfolk when their boat overturned on Monday afternoon.

The body of one man from Great Yarmouth was pulled from the water on the same day. Police confirmed that two other men from the town have been reported missing.

No sign of missing fishermen after boat overturned

There are growing fears for two men, after a boating tragedy off the Suffolk coast which has already claimed the life of one.

The coastguard has been searching beaches around Lowestoft for signs of the men, who were thought to have been on a fishing trip when their boat overturned.

The body of one man from Great Yarmouth was pulled from the water on Monday. Police have today confirmed two other men from the town have been reported missing.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson in Lowestoft

Search for men missing at sea called off

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency says the search for two men missing feared dead at sea has been stood down.

Coastguards says the shore search at Lowestoft has been completed and there are no plans for further searches unless new information is received.

One man died after being recovered from the sea on Monday afternoon after the speedboat he was in capsized off Lowestoft.


Police confirm two men from Great Yarmouth reported as missing

Norfolk Police have confirmed that two men from the Great Yarmouth area have been reported missing. It comes as searches continue at Lowestoft this morning. One man was pulled from the sea but later died after a boat capsized yesterday afternoon

Police say searches of the area by the coastguard and lifeboats have continued since then, following reports that there may have been two other men aboard the boat on a fishing trip.

Search resumes for two believed missing at sea

One man been killed and two are believed missing at sea off Lowestoft Credit: ITV News Anglia / Tony Aldous

Coastguard rescue teams from Lowestoft and Southwold have started a shoreline search along the Suffolk coast after two people are thought to be missing at sea.

One man died after a speedboat capsized off Ness Point in Lowestoft on Monday and it's feared two other may have also gone into the water.

Three lifeboats and a helicopter spent more than ten hours in a search operation at sea on Monday afternoon and evening. The overturned boat was recovered by coastguard rescue officers and fire crews.

There are no plans to resume a sea search on Tuesday.

Rescue operation called off for the night

Lowestoft lifeboat returns to shore Credit: ITV Anglia

Investigations will continue tomorrow to find out if anyone else was onboard a boat which capsized off the coast at Lowestoft.

One man’s body has been recovered from the water.

He has not yet been named. The capsized boat has this evening been recovered at Kessingland south of Lowestoft

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