MCIB/14 - Chants D'Esperance
Report Of The Investigation Into The Sinking Of The MFV "Chants D'Esperance"
Date of Incident
Tuesday 17 December 1996
Tuesday 27 January 2004
On Tuesday, 17th December 1996 the fishing vessel "Chants d'Esperance" sank approximately 26 miles from the Smalls. The crew were rescued by an RAF Sea King Helicopter. There were no fatalities or injuries and no pollution was observed.