Reports

MCIB/40 - Rohellan

Reference
MCIB/40
Report Name
Report of the Investigation into the Collision Between the French Fishing Vessel "Rohellan" and the Irish Fishing Vessel "Oileann Cleire" 
Location
Position 52.40.N and 011.46.W 
Date of Incident
Saturday 15 May 1999
Published
Wednesday 16 July 2003
Synopsis
At approximately 1915 hours on Saturday 15th May, 1999 a collision occurred between a French fishing trawler "Rohellan" and an Irish fishing trawler "Oileann Cleire". The collision resulted in the Irish trawler foundering within 10 to 15 minutes following the abandonment by its crew of five persons to an inflatable liferaft. There was no fatality and none of the "Oileann Cleire" crew suffered any apparent physical injury.
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