MCIB/69 - John Michael

Report Name
Report Of The Investigation Into The Incident Involving A Man Overboard From The Fishing Vessel "John Michael" On 12th February 2003. 
South West of Loop Head 
Date of Incident
Wednesday 12 February 2003
Wednesday 28 April 2004
The 12 metre fishing vessel "John Michael" left Fenit, Co. Kerry on the morning of 12th February 2003 for the fishing grounds south west of Loop Head to shoot gill nets. Three persons were on board, the skipper Mr. John Moriarty, his brother and crewmember Mr. William Moriarty and crewmember Mr. Anthony Dillane. As the last of the nets and buoy rope was being shot over the stern of the vessel Mr. Anthony Dillane was seen to go over the stern of the vessel and into the water caught up in the buoy rope.
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