Inquest into fatal trawler sinking off Cornwall hears about final distress call

On Tuesday, the skipper of the F/V Eridan, a fishing vessel operating just a few miles from F/V Bugaled Breizh on the day it disappeared, told the court he had received a distress call at about 12.25pm. The court heard that the two vessels had moored at Newlyn Harbour from January 11 to 13 due to stormy weather, but that conditions had been favourable on the day F/V Bugaled Breizh went down. Giving evidence via video link and through an interpreter, Serge Cossec said: “The skipper (Yves Marie Gloaguen) said come quickly, we are capsizing. That was all. “He said it several times”. >click to read< 11:40

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