- Olive Rachel
Report of the Investigation into the Sinking of the Mussel Dredger "Olive Rachel" 1 Mile North East of Mizen Head on 17th September, 2003
Date of Incident
Wednesday 17 September 2003
Monday 19 December 2005
The Mussel Dredger "Olive Rachel" encountered adverse weather and sank approximately 1 mile North East of Mizen Head on the 17th of September 2003. The three crewmen boarded a life raft before the vessel turned over and were picked up by a local fishing vessel between 15 - 30 minutes after. No injuries were sustained and the vessel was lifted from the seabed on the 10th December 2003.