Tributes to Scots fisherman who died after tragic accident at sea

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a ‘hugely respected and well liked’ Scots fisherman after his death in a tragic accident at sea. John Wilson died after going overboard while out hunting white fish and prawns off the east coast on Saturday, August 27. Aberdeen Coastguard were alterted and a huge search until the 64-year-old was found by a fellow fisherman. He was taken by helicopter to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he tragically died. John was well known in his community having started his life at sea aged just 15, and was heavily involved with the St Abbs Lifeboat based near Eyemouth in the Scottish Borders for more than 40 years. “Fair winds and following seas John.”  >click to read< 13:43

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