MCIB/148 - Gismonde
Report of the investigation into the fire on board and subsequent sinking of the fishing vessel MFV "Gismonde" on 24th August 2007
40 miles of the South Wales coast.
Date of Incident
Friday 24 August 2007
Wednesday 18 February 2009
Trawler caught fire 40 miles off the Welsh coast. Four crewmen abandoned ship to the liferaft and were picked up by another fishing vessel. They were airlifted to hospital in Waterfrod and Treated for shock and smoke inhalation.\r\n
There were no injuries and no loss of life. The vessel burned out and sank.