Family heartbroken after memorial bench to Purbeck Isle skipper smashed

Dorset Echo: Family heartbroken after memorial bench to Purbeck Isle skipper smashed

7:36am Friday 7th June 2013

THE family of the late Purbeck Isle skipper have been left devastated after his memorial bench was smashed.

Purbeck Isle: Body of fisherman Jack Craig found

Dorset Echo: Jack Craig

11:30am Thursday 23rd August 2012

THE body of Purbeck Isle fisherman Jack Craig has been found off the Devon coast.

Purbeck Isle: How story unfolded

Dorset Echo: The Purbeck Isle

11:30am Thursday 23rd August 2012

* May 17: 8.30am – The Purbeck Isle leaves Weymouth Harbour to go whelking.

Family of Purbeck Isle skipper send message of thanks to community

Dorset Echo: GRATEFUL: Colin and Grace McFarlane, parents of Purbeck Isle skipper David McFarlane

11:30am Thursday 14th June 2012

THANK YOU – that is the message to the community from the parents of the Purbeck Isle skipper.

Special concert raises money for Purbeck Isle Memorial Fund

Dorset Echo: The Dolmen play at the King’s Arms for the Purbeck Isle crew

10:29am Tuesday 5th June 2012

A FUND set up in the wake of a fishing tragedy received a boost with a special concert.

Final farewell to skipper of the Purbeck Isle

Dorset Echo: MAKE A DONATION: Chris Baker and Caroline Cashman with the Purbeck Isle collection box at Chapelhay Tavern

10:00am Tuesday 29th May 2012

THE funeral of the skipper of the Purbeck Isle will take place tomorrow.

Purbeck Isle fundraisers send thanks for support and donations

Dorset Echo: The floral tributes alongside Weymouth harbour

1:00pm Saturday 26th May 2012

PURBECK Isle fundraisers are thanking the community for their support and are asking everyone to join together to co-ordinate their efforts.

PURBECK ISLE TRAGEDY: Money pouring into memorial fund

Dorset Echo: GIVE GENEROUSLY: Jo Evans, Emma Brooks, Jenna Wells, Pete and Tracey Whittle and Laura Conn with one of the collection buckets at the King’s Arms in Weymouth

12:30pm Friday 25th May 2012

HUNDREDS of pounds are pouring into a fund for the families of the crew of the Purbeck Isle.

PURBECK ISLE TRAGEDY: Wreck to be left on sea bed as a memorial

Dorset Echo: SAD LOSS: Jack Craig

12:00pm Friday 25th May 2012

THE wreck of a fishing boat which sank in seas off Portland will be left as a ‘lasting memorial’ to three fishermen who lost their lives.

Doing our bit for lost crew

Dorset Echo: RALLYING: Mark Vaughan, right, and staff, from left, Dan Hearne, Liam Otton, Mike Allen and Ed Sheepwash with their collecting bucket for the Purbeck Isle fund

12:00pm Thursday 24th May 2012

DOZENS of wellwishers are backing the campaign to raise money for the families of the crew of the Purbeck Isle.

Purbeck Isle tragedy: Donate to memorial fund here

Dorset Echo: SADLY MISSED: Floral tributes to the three fishermen are laid at the vacant berth of the Purbeck Isle on Weymouth harbourside

11:00am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

CAMPAIGNERS have been ‘overwhelmed’ with the kind-hearted donations given to the fund for the three fishermen’s families.

Purbeck Isle tragedy: Thieves steal personal tributes left for fishermen

Dorset Echo: David McFarlane’s daughter Bethany Huntley, right, and Robert Prowse’s close friend Kat Moore, left, with some of the memorial bottles on the harbourside

11:00am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

LOWLIFE thieves have stolen personal tributes from a floral memorial left for three Weymouth fishermen.

Purbeck Isle tragedy: Call is made to save Portland coastguard helicopter after search

Dorset Echo: The Portland coastguard helicopter

11:00am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

RENEWED calls to save Portland Coastguard are being made after its involvement in the search for the Purbeck Isle fishermen.

PURBECK ISLE TRAGEDY: Tributes paid to skipper David McFarlane

Dorset Echo: Skipper David McFarlane

10:08am Monday 21st May 2012

FAMILY and friends paid tribute to a hard working Weymouth fisherman and loving family man who was a “legend and a role model who was always smiling”.

PURBECK ISLE TRAGEDY: Floral tributes line Weymouth harbour

Dorset Echo: IN SHOCK: Residents pay their respects at the vacant berth of the Purbeck Isle

10:22am Monday 21st May 2012

POIGNANT floral tributes have been left on Weymouth harbourside as people pay their respects and struggle to come to terms with the Purbeck Isle tragedy.

PURBECK ISLE TRAGEDY: Weymouth and Portland community mourns loss of three fishermen

Dorset Echo: SADLY MISSED: Floral tributes to the three fishermen are laid at the vacant berth of the Purbeck Isle on Weymouth harbourside

10:12am Monday 21st May 2012

THE Weymouth and Portland community is in mourning as it comes to terms with the loss of three fishermen in the worst local marine tragedy of recent times.

Purbeck Isle tragedy: Sign our book of condolence

Dorset Echo: David McFarlane

9:52am Monday 21st May 2012

THE Dorset Echo has opened a book of condolence for the crew of the fishing boat Purbeck Isle.

Updated: Body found is missing Purbeck Isle skipper

11:50am Saturday 19th May 2012

A BODY recovered from the sea off Portland has been identified as the skipper of the Purbeck Isle fishing boat, David McFarlane.

UPDATED: Wreck found off Portland.

9:24am Saturday 19th May 2012

The wreck of the Purbeck Isle has been found off Portland.

Updated: Search called off for missing fishermen

3:49pm Saturday 19th May 2012

THE search for the remaining crewmembers from the Purbeck Isle fishing boat has been called off, it has been announced.

FISHERMEN SEARCH: Loved ones pray after body found in desperate hunt to find missing boatmen off Portland

Dorset Echo: LOST AT SEA: The Purbeck Isle

10:30am Saturday 19th May 2012

COASTGUARDS searching for three missing fishermen last night found a body in the sea off Portland. Dorset Police said the body was believed to be one of the crew of the missing vessel Purbeck Isle. Police added that no further details were being released until formal identification had taken place.

FISHERMEN SEARCH: Weymouth community in total shock

Dorset Echo: SO MANY QUESTIONS: David Pitman

10:30am Saturday 19th May 2012

HUNDREDS of people sent messages of support to the families of the missing crew of Purbeck Isle whilet waiting eagerly for news.

Updated: Body found in search for missing fishermen off Portland

8:19pm Friday 18th May 2012

COASTGUARDS searching for three missing fishermen off Portland have found a body.

UPDATED: Search will continue until nightfall

4:08pm Friday 18th May 2012

RESCUERS are scouring 350 miles of sea in their search for three fishermen feared dead.

UPDATED: Rescuers say they are doing all they can

Dorset Echo: The Purbeck Isle fishing vessel, pictured in June 2011

12:23pm Friday 18th May 2012

THE search for three missing fishermen is continuing.

UPDATED: Major search continues for missing fishermen

9:45am Friday 18th May 2012

FISHERMEN have joined a major search for three missing men on a boat off Portland.

Search for missing Weymouth fishing boat with three aboard

8:12am Friday 18th May 2012

A SEARCH is underway to find a missing Weymouth fishing vessel with three crew members onboard.



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