Body recovered from Exmouth trawler Sarah Jayne

Profile image for PGStrange

By PGStrange | Friday, September 21, 2012, 10:03

THE POLICE have confirmed that at approximately 2pm yesterday (20 September), divers recovered the body of a man from the wreck of the sunken Exmouth trawler Sarah Jayne...

The vessel sank on 11 September while fishing off Berry Head. The skipper of the trawler, Exmouth's Geoff Ingram, has been missing since the incident, while two crew members were rescued at the scene.

A police spokesperson says that "the Coroner has been made aware and will open an inquest into the circumstances". The family of the missing man have been informed.

The incident is still being investigated by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch. The vessel is currently lying six miles off the coast of Brixham.



max 4000 characters

Latest Stories in Exmouth


Local Vouchers


    Bradleys Estate Agents Ltd

    If you are thinking of selling or letting a property and would like a guide as to the value then simply visit our website and click on the free online valuation button

    Terms: This is not a formal valuation and only provides an approximate value. If you require an accurate valuation then please contact us via the website or call 03330 146140

    Contact: 01395 224800

    Valid until: Friday, October 31 2014

  • FREE TREATMENT & BLOW-DRY! With any colour serivce

    Viva Hair

    Free Moroccan Oil Conditioning treatment and Blow-dry with any colour service!

    Terms: Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Only vaild Tuesday - Friday, cannot be used on Saturdays. Must print off voucher.

    Contact: 01392349350

    Valid until: Friday, December 12 2014

  • Let us clean your home!

    Clean Sweep SW Ltd

    Established for 8 years, we specialise in professional domestic cleaning, and work closely with our clients to make their lives easier. Call Clean Sweep on 01392 832969 for more details.

    Contact: 01392346660

    Valid until: Friday, October 31 2014


Local Jobs


Search for...

Min price is bigger than Max price
Min price is bigger than Max price
Min rent is bigger than Max rent