var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-41362908-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://' : 'http://') + 'stats.g.doubleclick.net/dc.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
Home / 2020 / February / 21

Daily Archives: February 21, 2020

Scots captain of killer trawler was ‘checking WhatsApp’ before fatal boat crash

Three anglers drowned after their tiny boat was swamped by a fishing trawler whose captain was looking at messages on his phone, a court has heard. David Marr, 53, of Peterhead, captain of the Vertrouwen, was reading texts on WhatsApp when he should have been keeping a lookout, Lewes Crown Court was told. The skipper was completely unaware of the …

Read More »