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Minute's silence for fishermen

A body has been recovered by coastguards, searching for the crew of three from a fishing boat off the Dorset coast. Hopes are fading to finding the two other crew members.

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A minute's silence for fishing boat crew

The congregation inside Holy Trinity with St Nicholas Church in Weymouth Credit: ITV Meridian

A minute's silence has been observed at a church in Weymouth today for the crew of the fishing boat Purbeck Isle - found sunk off the coast of Dorset. The body of the skipper David McFarlane was discovered on Friday. The search for the remaining two crew members was called off yesterday.

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