MCIB/ - Sonia/Maureen
Report Of The Investigation Into The Collision Between Cork Pilot Launch "Sonia" And Sailing Yacht "Maureen" In Cork Harbour On Thursday 27 August 1998.
Date of Incident
Thursday 27 August 1998
Wednesday 28 April 2004
At approximately 17.17 hours in the afternoon of Thursday 27th August, 1998 in a position two cables to the South of Spit Bank light a collision occurred between the Port of Cork Company power driven pilot launch "Sonia" and a privately owned sailing yacht "Maureen". There were no fatalities but one of the crew of the "Maureen" sustained serious injuries. There was no pollution.