Fisherman taken to hospital

A SAILOR with a suspected broken arm was taken off a fishing boat off the East Anglian coast last night.

Russell Claydon

A SAILOR with a suspected broken arm was taken off a fishing boat off the East Anglian coast last night.

The fishermen was taken off the 55 metre French fishing vessel Halten Bank which was lying 6 miles off Lowestoft.

He was brought back to shore by the Lowestoft lifeboat and taken to the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston.


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Mike Richford, press officer for Lowestoft Lifeboat, said the boat had been launched at 6pm and the crew took the sailor off the French fishing vessel in a moderate swell.

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