Report Into The Fire And Subsequent Grounding Of The MV "Patriarch" On 1st September, 2004
Date of Incident
Wednesday 01 September 2004
Thursday 10 November 2005
On the morning of September 1st the motor vessel "Patriarch" Ex. Fishing vessel "Terano" departed Kilronan Harbour bound for Blacksod Bay. About three hours into the voyage a fire broke out which soon became out of control, a May Day was declared and the three crewmembers were rescued. The vessel later grounded and subsequently burned out.