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Missing Diver John Skerry's Body Found After Ill-Fated Wreck Exploration

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Mr Skerry went missing after exploring a Dutch boat sunk during the Second World War
Mr Skerry went missing after exploring a Dutch boat sunk during the Second World War

The body of a diver who went missing while exploring a wreck has been recovered by police.

John Skerry, 54, became separated from a group while diving at the wreck Breda in Ardmucknish Bay near Oban, Argyll and Bute, on Tuesday.

His friends raised the alarm when he failed to surface.

A search was launched and his body was recovered by Strathclyde Police divers shortly before noon yesterday.

Mr Skerry was from Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire.

His relatives have been informed and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

The Breda was a Dutch steamer which sank after being attacked by a German plane in 1942.

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