Search continues for missing Tarbert fishermen

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Efforts will continue this morning (Friday January 19) to find two fishermen missing after their boat, the Nancy Glen, sank in Loch Fyne around 6pm on yesterday.

One other crew member was rescued and was said to be in a stable condition in Mid Argyll hospital.

HM Coastguard was due to resume the search at around 8am.

A Maritime and Coastguard Agency statement this morning said: ‘Campbeltown RNLI Lifeboat has been out all night and this morning joining a number of commercial vessels searching the area. Sadly, however, nothing has been found.

‘Attempts were made last night with a remotely operated underwater vehicle to investigate the fishing vessel which has come to rest on the sea floor. However, poor visibility hampered those efforts.

‘A number of Coastguard rescue teams and RNLI lifeboats are expected to meet later this morning to rejoin the search in the Loch Fyne area.

‘The search is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.’