Peter Chambers died after setting off on a fishing trip; Two other men are missing

Suffolk Police are continuing enquiries into the incident off

the coast of Lowestoft on Monday afternoon, 10 March, where a man


Extensive searches have been carried out after the man was found

in the water around 2.25pm. Attempts were made to revive him but he

was pronounced deceased just after 3pm.

He is now being named as Peter Chambers, aged 43, of Wellesley

Road in Great Yarmouth. At this stage police have not been able to

trace his next-of kin. Anyone who may have knowledge of any family

members is asked to contact Steve Bignell, coroners officer, on

01986 835167.

Enquiries are continuing into what happened on behalf of the

coroner and police in Suffolk will continue to lead the


It’s now known the boat Mr Chambers was on left Great Yarmouth

harbour on Monday morning for a fishing trip.

The upturned boat recovered from the water has been examined and the

investigation is trying to determine what happened. Police have

taken calls from people who reportedly saw the boat in rough seas

between Gorleston and Lowestoft.

Two men from the Great Yarmouth area have been reported as

missing to Norfolk Police and enquiries are continuing to find


One of the two men is in his 40s, the other in his late 70s.

Extensive searches of the sea and shoreline involved the Coastguard and local lifeboats, a police helicopter and an RAF search and rescue helicopter.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) say resources have been stood down and there are no plans for any further searches.

Pictures: The upturned speedboat being recovered. Credit: MCA