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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Message for the crew of the Purbeck Isle

Messages for the crew of the Purbeck Isle fishing boat Credit: ITV Meridian

Messages of support have been left for the crew of the Purbeck Isle today at the quayside in Weymouth. The wreck of the boat was discovered 10 miles off the coast of Portland yesterday. The body of its skipper has been found. The search for two missing crew mates was called off yesterday.

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