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Monday, 8 July, 2002, 14:26 GMT 15:26 UK
Rig boat body recovered
The Far Service
The broke out below deck on the Far Service
The body of a man who died when fire broke out on a North Sea supply ship in Peterhead has been recovered.

Shaun McDonald, 25, was cleaning tanks on the Far Service when the fire started at 0820 BST on Sunday.

The blaze is believed to have started on the ship's lower deck.

A joint investigation into the cause is being carried out by police and the fire service.

Walter Robertson, general manager of Enviroco, the vessel's owners, said the ship had been chartered to another company, Asco.

"No-one else was injured in the incident and a full investigation is under way by Enviroco and the Health and Safety Executive," he said.

"Our deepest sympathy and thoughts are with the family of the deceased."

The Far Service is used to take food and provisions to and from oil rigs in the North Sea.

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