Irish Trawler Karen dragged backwards ‘by submarine’

Ardglass-based trawler Karen was almost 20 miles off the coast on Wednesday at around 4.20pm when skipper Paul Murphy discovered that his nets had been snagged and it was being dragged. “It happened that quickly, we kept our heads, we kept calm, the crew were straight to the winch to release the wires, so we knew what we had to do. Hats off to the guys, they actually saved the ship, getting to the winch that quickly,” Paul said. Read the rest here 14:08 On 3/21/2014, Fishing boat skipper claims his crew could have drowned after mystery submarine was snared in net off the coast of Outer Hebrides click here

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