Father who lost son at sea calls for stronger safety rules

A man who lost his son at sea says tighter safety regulations should be introduced to prevent further tragedy.

Peter Prowse's son, Robert, died along with two crewmen when their boat, the Purbeck Isle, sank. A report said a lifeboat had not been correctly fitted. His body was never found.

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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.