Dorset Police have confirmed the name of a dead fisherman found off the coast of Portland. The body of 35-year-old skipper David McFarlane was recovered by coastguards yesterday. The two remaining crew members of the Purbeck Isle are still missing, although the wreck of the boat has been found.
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.