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Tuesday, 27 June, 2000, 09:15 GMT 10:15 UK
Solway Harvester tragedy in pictures
Seven fishermen from south-west Scotland drowned when their trawler, the Solway Harvester, sank in heavy seas off the Isle of Man on Tuesday,11 January. These are pictures of the boat and the area in which its crew lived.


Saltire
The boat's Saltire is now ravaged by the sea

Harvester Ramsey
People view the wreckage at port in Ramsey

Solway name plate
Barnacles and weeds mask the vessel's name

The Solway Harvester is finally brought to the surface
The Solway Harvester is finally brought to the surface

The salvage team inspects the wreck
The salvage team inspects the wreck

Preparations are made to return to port
Preparations are made to return to port

Solway Harvester
The Solway Harvester before the tragedy

Fishermen in Kirkcudbright Harbour
Fishermen gather to discuss the tragedy

Kirkcudbright Harbour
Boats lie at their moorings in Kirkcudbright

Flowers on memorial
Flowers were laid in tribute to the men

Police at Kirkcudbright Harbour
A police officer watches over a sombre Kirkcudbright Harbour

RNLI recover liferaft
The RNLI on the Isle of Man recover an unopened liferaft

Rainbow over Isle of Whithorn
A rainbow in the skies over the Isle of Whithorn

Isle of Whithorn
The light of day dawns over the Isle of Whithorn

Fishing boat behind nets
The industry mourns another tragedy
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