Trawler skipper was looking at WhatsApp, swamped a small boat, killing three leaving one survivor

A Scottish trawler skipper was looking at WhatsApp when his dredger swamped four friends on a fishing trip, killing three of them, a court heard. The men drowned after David Brooks Marr failed to hear their screams or see their tiny pleasure boat and lights as he steamed straight at them. Mr Marr, 55, from Peterhead was looking at WhatsApp messages on his mobile phone when he should have been keeping a lookout, a jury was told.,, The tiny Norman 18.5 is designed to be used on inland waterways only and did not have adequate lights or a radar reflector, the court heard. >click to read< 09:21

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