Accident Investigation Report 24/2000
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
On 15 October 1998 two Northern Irish fishing vessels, Amber Rose and Quiet Waters III, had been operating as partner vessels in pair pelagic trawling. Amber Rose remained at the fishing grounds to load a large haul. When returning to Ardglass to land the catch Amber Rose capsized and sank 1.5 miles south of the Calf of Man. Five crew members escaped the sinking vessel into a liferaft and were recovered. The skipper was trapped in the accommodation and died.
Published: 24 July 2000