Two men who died after a tugboat sank off Greenock on Friday have been named.
George Taft, 65, from Greenock, and Ian Catterson, 73, from Millport, were removed from the water on Saturday – almost 24 hours after the boat sank in the Firth of Clyde.
Police Scotland, the coastguard and RNLI had all been called out to the scene after the boat went under the water at the Custom House Quay.
Images from the scene showed rescuers in inflatables and a police boat surrounding the capsized boat.
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch is continuing to carry out enquiries, and confirmed efforts will be made to recover the tugboat.
Chief inspector Damian Kane, Greenock Area Commander, said: “Our thoughts are with George and Ian’s families and friends and I’d request their privacy at this difficult time.
“As our enquiries continue there will be an increased police presence in the area. I thank the local community for their support and understanding.”
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