The body of a French trawlerman missing following an apparent collision off Cornwall, has been recovered from his stricken boat.
Strong winds have delayed the salvage operation
The Bugaled Breizh was raised on Saturday and supported on the surface using floatation tanks and cables.
The bodies of two more crew members from the trawler which vanished in January are still missing.
The Bugaled Breizh, in which five crew died, is alongside the salvage vessel Discovery in Falmouth.
The recovered body, which has yet to be identified, will be
taken to a military base in the port of Brest, western France.
The bodies of two of the five French crew members were recovered
soon after the accident off Lizard Point in south-western England,
when the boat was believed to have been hit by a container ship.
The wreckage will be taken to the military base in Brest where
experts are expected to be able to examine it next week.
The operation to recover the fishing boat had been postponed on
Wednesday and Thursday due to bad weather.
The ship which struck the trawler on 15 January has never been
In March, French police officers, accompanied by Chinese police,
examined the Philippine-flagged Seattle Trader freighter suspected
of a possible role in the sinking of the trawler.
An examination, in southern China, of the freighter's paint-work
subsequently ruled it out of the investigation.