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Submarine questions for UK after trawler incident

Celtic League highlights submarine issues

The Celtic League says it hopes to find out what safety procedures are in place to protect boats in the Irish Sea from Royal Navy submarines.

This week, the Marine Accident Investigation Branch published an interim report into an incident involving a trawler and a sub off the Calf of Mann last year.

Bernard Moffatt from the League says incidents of submerged vessels catching fishing nets had declined since the end of the Cold War.

But he’s now written to the UK’s Armed Forces Minister asking whether it still has protocols in place to reduce risks:

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