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Criminal investigation ordered into sinking of Nancy Glen

A criminal investigation is being held into the sinking of a fishing boat in which two men died. The Nancy Glen went down in Loch Fyne, near Tarbert, on January 18. Duncan MacDougall, 46, and Przemek Krawczyk, 38, who lived in the village, were on board when the trawler sank. It was confirmed yesterday that police have been asked to investigate. A Crown Office spokesman said: “The procurator fiscal has instructed Police Scotland to investigate the circumstances around the deaths of Duncan MacDougall and Przemek Krawczyk >click to read<

Bodies recovered from sunken boat confirmed as missing fishermen

Two bodies recovered from a sunken fishing boat raised from the seabed have been confirmed as those of two missing fishermen. Duncan MacDougall and Przemek Krawczyk were on board the Nancy Glen when it capsized in Loch Fyne in Argyll and Bute on January 18. The alarm was raised by a third fisherman who was pulled from the water by the crew of a passing boat. A specialist lifting barge brought the vessel to the surface on Thursday and two bodies were recovered.,,  “The families have been informed and the bodies have been released to them.” >click to read<14:09

Search for missing fishermen over as Nancy Glen is recovered

An operation which took all night to complete saw the boat being lifted from the seabed just after 7.30am. Skipper Duncan MacDougall, 46, and crewman Przemek Krawczyk, 38, were still aboard the prawn trawler when it sank on January 18. A barge with a large crane attached raised the boat clear of the water took and took it to nearby Portavadie for salvage work to continue.,,,Following a fundraising campaign by the Clyde Fishermen’s Trust to “Bring Our Boys Home” the Scottish Government agreed to cover the costs of the salvage operation,,, >click to read<09:12

Human remains have been found on the Nancy Glen after it was raised from Loch Fyne.

The boat sank near Tarbert in January with the loss of two crew members. It was brought to the surface by a lifting barge after the Scottish government stepped in to pay for the operation. The bodies of Duncan MacDougall, 46, and Przemek Krawczyk, 38, are believed to be inside the wreck. A third crewman, John Millar, was rescued. A Crown Office spokesman said: “Work has been ongoing overnight and today to raise and secure the Nancy Glen. “Salvage teams who have been on board the vessel have described finding human remains. >click to read< 13:35

F/V Nancy Glen recovery mission launched

Tarbert fishermen Duncan MacDougall, 46, and Przemek Krawczyk, 38, lost their lives when the boat sank in Loch Fyne on January 18. Their bodies are still believed to be inside the boat. A third crewman, John Miller, 34, also from Tarbert, survived after being rescued by a passing vessel. The Nancy Glen is lying at a depth of 140 metres and the Scottish Government has contracted salvage experts to try and lift the boat high enough to allow divers to search inside.>click to read<08:53

Please Bring Our Boys Back Home – Song to remember lost fishermen races up charts

A new song in memory of two Scottish fishermen who were lost when the Nancy Glen prawn trawler sank is climbing the charts. Yesterday morning, within hours of its release, Please Bring Our Boys Back Home, was racing up the download charts of Amazon and iTunes.,,  Proceeds will go to the families of Tarbert fishermen Duncan MacDougall, 46, and Przemek Krawczyk, 38, who lost their lives when their boat sank in Loch Fyne, a mile from their home village, on 18 January.A third crewman, John Miller, 34, also from Tarbert, survived after being rescued by a passing vessel. >click to read< >click to play, or download<11:22

Fishing boat to be raised from Loch Fyne to give families ‘closure’

Families of two dead fishermen have been given hope that they will be able to bury their loved ones after ministers announced they will look at salvaging the wreck.,,, The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) had been surveying the site to decide if the wreck could be raised but said it could not. But the Scottish Government has said it will now work with salvage specialists and the families of the crewmen to support efforts to retrieve the bodies of the missing fishermen. >click to read< 13:54

Seabed search in Loch Fyne for lost fishermen

Fresh efforts have been made to locate the bodies of two fishermen lost in a sinking on Loch Fyne. Their vessel, the Nancy Glen, sank on 18 January. One member of the crew was rescued by a passing boat but Przemek Krawczyk and Duncan MacDougall, who both lived in Tarbert, were lost. The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) were surveying the site to decide if the wreck can be raised. A candle was lit for the lost men at a ceremony in Tarbert on Saturday. Elaine Whyte of the Clyde Fishermen’s Association said the situation had been hard on the families of the fishermen. >click to read< 22:20

UNACCEPTABLE! No plans to raise Nancy Glen after Loch Fyne sinking

Marine investigators do not plan to raise the wreck of a ship which sunk in Loch Fyne, with two men thought to be on-board. A fundraising campaign to raise the Nancy Glen from the bottom of the sea loch and recover the bodies of Duncan MacDougall and Przemek Krawczyk has raised more than £150,000.,, In The National yesterday, former First Minister Alex Salmond also called on the UK Government to stop being so “heartless” and raise the vessel.“It is unacceptable in terms of humanity that fishermen should be left aboard sunken vessels within eyesight of the shore.  >click here to read< 15:46

Clyde Fishermen’s Trust raise over £37,000 to help in recovery operation of two missing fishermen on Loch Fyne

The Clyde Fishermen’s Trust have started a crowdfunding page to help in the recovery operation of fishermen Duncan MacDougall and Przemek Krawczyk who have been missing since their boat Nancy Glen capsized on Loch Fyne on Thursday (18 January). Duncan MacDougall and Przemek Krawczyk from Tarbet, Strathclyde, went missing on Thursday (18 January) when their 40ft fishing vessel Nancy Glen capsized on Loch Fyne. >click here to read< >click here for crowdfunding page on JustGiving<09:37

Missing fishermen feared dead ‘wouldn’t last more than five minutes’ in freezing Loch Fyne, says uncle

The search for Duncan MacDougall, 46, and Przemek Krawczykis in the Argyll waters is now a recovery operation despite a heroic attempt to save them. The pair became trapped when the 40ft Nancy Glen overturned – with pal John Miller, 34, being rescued by a passing vessel. Duncan’s uncle, Thomas Aitchison, 62, says his family are struggling to cope but have to assume the pair are dead due to the amount of time they would have been in the water. >click here to read<13:56

Loch Fyne search for missing fishermen scaled back

A major search for two fishermen missing after their boat capsized in Loch Fyne in Argyll and Bute has been scaled back. The alarm was raised by a third man who was pulled from the water by the crew of a passing boat on Thursday evening. Despite efforts of those on scene to keep it afloat, the 40ft Nancy Glenn TT100 fishing vessel sank. Lifeboats, a coastguard helicopter and rescue teams, as well as local boats, have been searching for the men. The operation has now been scaled back and further efforts will resume in the morning. >click here to read< 13:09