Capsize and sinking of scallop dredger Solway Harvester with loss of 7 lives

Location: 11 miles east of the Isle of Man.

Accident Investigation Report 1/2006

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

Solway Harvester.pdf (1,570.86 kb)

Solway Harvester - Annexes (1,712.63 kb)

Published: January 2006


This reports the MAIB’s investigation into the capsize and sinking of the fishing vessel Solway Harvester, 11 miles east of the Isle of Man on 11 January 2000, resulting in the loss of 7 lives.

Summary Report 1/2003

An interim report published in 2003:

Summary Report 1/2003 (24.12 kb)

Published: 13 June 2003

Published 23 January 2015