THE body of one of two fishermen missing since their trawler sank has been found.
Divers recovered Adam Harper’s remains from the wreck of scalloping vessel Joanna C on Monday night.
The news came as the mother of the other victim revealed the boat hit trouble when its fishing gear got tangled in whelk pots.
It had been thought a freak wave caused the accident, off East Sussex early on Saturday.
"It was a freak accident that lasted ten seconds. There was nothing anyone could have done.”
Her son Robert Morley, 38, of Pembrokeshire, was still missing yesterday.
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But after Jackie was visited at home by skipper Dave Bickerstaff, 34, who was rescued after almost four hours in the freezing Channel, she said: “He died in the water.”
She added that Dave and Robert had clung to a buoy but that her son succumbed to the cold and disappeared.
Adam, 26, was of Brixham, Devon.
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