Accidental discharge of carbon dioxide during fixed CO2 fire extinguishing system test on tug SD Nimble with 1 person injured

Location: HM Naval Base, Faslane, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report 23/2012

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:

SDNimble.pdf (2,764.58 kb)


MAIB report on the investigation of the accidental discharge of CO2 on board SD Nimble resulting in serious injury to a shore-based engineer at her Majesty’s Naval Base, Faslane on 23 August 2011.

Published: 22 August 2012

Published 23 January 2015