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Fishermen deaths "an accident" says Coroner

A report into the deaths of three fishermen who drowned when their boat - the Purbeck Isle - sank off the coast of Dorset has found their life-raft was stored incorrectly.

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Calls for more safety measures after death of fishermen

A report into the deaths of three fishermen who drowned when their boat sank off the coast of Dorset has found their life-raft was stored incorrectly.

The Purbeck Isle went down 9 miles off Portland last May. The boat's skipper, David McFarlane, and his two crewmen died.

An accident report found the life-raft failed to inflate, but had it been stored correctly it's likely the men would have been saved.

Andy Alcock from the Weymouth and Portland Licenced Fisherman's Association says more needs to be done to make sure boats that sail are sea-worthy:

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