mfv Jean Marcel – FD280

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Part IV reg
Gross Tonnage: 19


1968: Sprang a leak due to a fractured seacock. Running two pumps failed to control the leak. Sank in 10 fathoms about 12 miles off Lightning Knoll Buoy The inshore trawler GIRL MARY skippered by Johnny Goodman was close by so the crew (Sk. Bill Chard, deckhands Dennis Priestly and Ken Bailey) managed to scramble aboard her. JEAN MARCEL sank about 1 hour afterwards.

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mfv Jean Marcel FD280

mfv Jean Marcel FD280
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20/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.