Family heartbreak after Trawlermen skipper dies
A top north-east skipper who starred in the BBC’s groundbreaking Trawlermen series has died after collapsing at a care home.
John Stephen, who was skipper of the Fraserburgh-registered Sunrise, had never fully recovered from the devastating brain haemorrhage he suffered in 2009.
He spent the last year of his life being looked after in a care home.
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