The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier
Published 21st June 2012
Centre half Danny Grannon, 28, joins from Welsh Premier side Airbus UK Broughton, his previous club being Colwyn Bay, while Fowler, 25, rejoins the Mariners from new league rivals AFC Fylde.
"Andy is another good signing for us and gives us another dimension," said Marine boss Kevin Lynch. "Things are starting to take shape and hopefully we are assembling a good squad that will stand us in good stead for next season.
"I've been monitoring Danny's situation and once we lost Sam Barnes, we needed to make sure we still had that competition for places.
"We've got John Shaw, Matty Brown and the young lad, Liam Duff in there as well.
"We lost three players to Hednesford Town but have since signed four. The signings of Danny and Andy have given everyone a lift."
Fowler, a former Bootle front man, left the club in November much to the shock of supporters when Lynch decided to release him on the grounds of trying to "help bring the football wages back in line with budget”.
But Lynch insists there is no ill-feeling between the pair upon his return and believes player and club understand each other better now.
"Andy always had potential and if you saw the goal he scored against Nantwich Town, then that would be clear," he said.
"That typifies him.
"We just need a good working relationship. When he first came we didn't know Andy and didn't know what he was about.
"We probably played Andy in a few positions he was not accustomed to and so we didn't really get the best out of him.
"Andy knows what we are about and what we want from him.
"He has nothing to prove to anyone but certainly has the bit between his teeth.
"He is speaking enthusiastically and can't wait to get going. That is music to our ears."
Fowler and Karl Noon, Lynch hopes, will form an exciting new spearhead for Marine's attack, one which will have an emphasis on speed and craft.
"What we clearly need to improve upon is our home form," he added.
"And one of our problems was that we didn't have the guile or pace to break teams down who would come and park the bus.
"Karl Noon is quick, Andy is very quick and Michael Ordish has pace.
"If we have eighteen players who are here for the rights reasons then I think we will go far.
"We have local lads with bundles of talent. We will look to get another couple of players in and have a squad of between eighteen-twenty."