South West Wales

Fishermen in Pembrokeshire boat tragedy 'father and son'

A man named locally as Daniel Willington remains missing Image copyright BBC/ Facebook
Image caption A man named locally as Daniel Willington remains missing

The two fishermen who went missing after a boat sank in Pembrokeshire have been named locally as a father and son from Carew.

A minute's silence has been held at a football match in the home village of Gareth Willington, 59, and his son Daniel, 32, whose boat smashed into rocks and broke up on Thursday.

One man was rescued and taken to hospital, but was pronounced dead.

The other remains missing following the incident at St David's Head.

The search has been scaled down.

Secretary of Carew FC Jeremy Griffiths, said: "The tragedy has hit the whole village, we are a small and close community."

Five lifeboats, a helicopter and local fishing boats were involved in the search.

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch is investigating the sinking off Aberreidy Beach, near St David's.

Wreckage from the boat - believed to be The Harvester - has been found over a four mile (6.4km) area.

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Image caption The Harvester operates out of Milford Haven
Image caption Wreckage from the boat on the beach at Abereiddi

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