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Report of the Investigation into the Grounding of the Barge "Skerchi"

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Report Name
Report of the Investigation into the Grounding of the Barge "Skerchi" 
Location
Bray Harbour, Co. Wicklow 
Date of Incident
Monday 03 April 2000
Published
Friday 04 July 2003
Synopsis
The non-powered steel barge "Skerchi", was involved in a project to repair and carry out remedial works to the South Pier Wall at Bray Harbour, Co. Wicklow.\nOn Friday 31 March 2000 the barge had been secured 100 metres off the pier for the weekend using its own anchor system.\nEarly on the 03 April 2000, the barge grounded on the end of the rock armour breakwater attached to the seaward side of the South Pier. The barge finally came to a rest position on the beach side of the rock armour.
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