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Friends Remember Fishermen

Family and friends of three fishermen who died when their vessel sank off the Dorset coast will set sail to the site of the wreck later [Sunday 1st Jule].

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Body found is missing skipper

A body recovered from the sea off the coast of Dorset has been identified as the skipper of the Purbeck Isle fishing boat, David McFarlane.

35 year old Mr McFarlane, from Weymouth, was one of three on board the boat which went missing on Thursday.

Mr McFarlane's family have asked for privacy as they come to terms with his loss.

The wreck of Purbeck Isle has been identified as lying ten miles off the coast of Portland.

Survey ship the Odyssey Explorer discovered the wreck at a depth of 50 metres.

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