MCIB/56 - Western Viking
Report into the Grounding of the Irish Registered Fishing Vessel MFV "Western Viking" on Rathlin 0'Birne Island, Co. Donegal
Rathlin 0'Birne Island, Co. Donegal
Date of Incident
Wednesday 03 August 1994
Tuesday 18 November 2003
At approximately 0330 hours on the 3rd August 1994 the MFV "Western Viking" ran aground on Rathlin O'Birne Island, Co. Donegal at a speed of about 7.5 knots bow first. No lives were lost.