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Thursday, 13 January, 2000, 21:53 GMT
Solway Harvester: The crew
These are the men who went down with the Solway Harvester in bad weather off the Isle of Man.

Craig Mills
Skipper Craig Mills, 29, a qualified seaman, had been in charge of the Solway Harvester for just under two years.

He had fished in the Irish Sea all his working life.

Robin Mills
His brother, Robin, 33, was married to Karen who is expecting their second baby in March.

He had only been called in because of crew illness.

David Mills
David Mills, 18, was Craig and Robin's cousin.

David Lyons
David Lyons, 17, lived with his parents and sister in Whithorn.

He had been helping out on the Solway Harvester for 18 months.

Wesley Jolly
Wesley Jolly, who turned 17 just last month, was a lifelong friend of David Lyons.

He followed David onto the boats last summer.

John Murphy
John Murphy, 22, had been on fishing boats for several years.

Martin Milligan and fiance Allison McIlwraith
Martin Milligan, 26, pictured with girlfriend Allison McIlwraith.

Described by relatives as a real "family guy" who liked to drink, enjoyed putting on a bet and worshipped Rangers Football Club.

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