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F/V Louisa salvaged and renamed, is back at sea

The fishing boat Louisa which sank in the Western Isles resulting in the deaths of three fishermen is back at sea. Renamed Nimrod, the crab boat is working in South West Cornwall. The convener of Western Isles Council has said that this news must evoke strong memories for the families of those involved with the Louisa. Louisa sank while at anchor off the Isle of Mingulay in the Outer Hebrides on April 9 2016. Skipper Paul Alliston and crewmen Martin Johnstone and Chris Morrison all perished. One survivor, Lachlan Armstrong, managed to swim to shore.. >click to read<15:29