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Families express thanks as fishermen return home

THREE months after the Nancy Glen sank in Loch Fyne, two fishermen lost in the tragedy have been returned to their loved ones.

Skipper Duncan MacDougall, aged 46, and crewman Przemek Krawczyk, 38, went down when the Tarbert fishing boat capsized then sank – despite the efforts of seafarers and rescue agencies who came to her aid. A third crewman, 34-year-old John Miller, was rescued from the loch by a fish farm boat.

A campaign began almost immediately to recover the vessel from its resting place 140 metres down, off Barmore Island. A fundraising campaign garnered donations from people from across Scotland and further afield, but it was only when the Scottish Government pledged support that the campaign gathered real pace.

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