The search for the Weymouth trawler Purbeck Isle has restarted after the coastguard was forced to call off the search at 3am this morning.
It's understood that two RNLI craft from Weymouth and Lyme Regis have joined the search which restarted at 5am.
There has still been no contact from the vessel which was reported missing from Weymouth yesterday evening.
Prayers and a minute's silence was observed at chuches in Weymouth today for the crew of the fishing boat Purbeck Isle
Coastguards have called off a search for two missing fishermen after the wreck of the boat and its life raft were discovered on the sea bed
The Purbeck Isle from Weymouth got into difficulties last year and was rescued by the RNLI in January 2011.