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- Brandon Bay

Reference
Report Name
Report Into The Capsize Of A 4.6 Metre Angling Boat At Fermoyle Beach, Brandon Bay, Co. Kerry On The 23rd September 2003, With The Loss Of One Life. 
Location
Brandon Bay, Co. Kerry 
Date of Incident
Tuesday 23 September 2003
Published
Friday 12 November 2004
Synopsis
On the 23rd September 2003, at around midday, Mr. David Ward, Mr. Timothy Ward and Mr. John Callaghan backed a new O'Sullivan Marine angling boat onto the beach at Fermoyle House, Brandon Bay, Co. Kerry. The Boat was detached from the towing trailer and pushed into heavy surf by the crew. The boat had made a short distance from the beach when she was turned and an attempt was made to return to shore. The vessel capsized a short distance from the beach and with some difficulty David Ward and John Callaghan made it ashore but Timothy Ward was lost.
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