MCIB/25 - Fiona Patricia
Report Of The Investigation Into The Collision Between The Fishing Vessel "Fiona Patricia" And The Barge "Montgomery" On The 20th August 2000.
Date of Incident
Sunday 20 August 2000
Wednesday 28 April 2004
On Saturday the 20th August 2000 at approximately 2300 hours local time the fishing vessel "Fiona Patricia" collided with an unlit barge "Montgomery" at the southern entrance to Castletownbere Harbour. The vessel "Fiona Patricia" suffered significant damage along her starboard side, which necessitated repairs on the slipway at Castletownbere (See photograph at Appendix 8.1). There were no injuries.