Report into the Drowning of Mr Matthew Armstong from the M.V. "Moon River" on the 18th December 2005.
Date of Incident
Sunday 18 December 2005
Tuesday 05 December 2006
The “Moon River” (Pleasure Cruiser) departed from the Quay at Carrick-On- Shannon at 00:30hrs on the 18th December 2005. On board were 61 passengers and 7 crewmembers. At 00:55hours on the 18th December 2005 a male passenger was reported overboard. Man overboard procedures were immediately implemented. Initial and subsequent searches for the man on the 18th December 2005 were not successful. The body of a twenty-year-old man was recovered from Lough Corry at 14:20 hours on the 19th December 2005.