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Daily Archives: November 24, 2008

Search for missing fisherman called off

Search for missing fisherman called off

24/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

THE SEARCH for a fisherman who went overboard 60 miles to the west of Shetland early on Monday morning had to be called off after 12 vessels taking part in the search could find no sign of him.The man had been working on the deck of the Falmouth-registered Spanish fishing boat Cantara, which was o... Read more...

Boatman found to be over the limit

Boatman found to be over the limit

24/11/2008, by in News

A MAN alleged to have been drinking excessively before taking charge of a boat off Scalloway at the weekend is to be reported to the procurator fiscal.Concern was raised at 6am on Sunday for the 22-year-old, who was then found at Westshore and, with the assistance of the coastguard, taken back to ... Read more...