Close-quarters situation between bulk carrier Elm and stern trawler Suzanne
Location: 12 miles south-east of Plymouth, England.
Accident Investigation Report: Elm/Suzanne
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened and safety lessons:
elm and suzanne.pdf (505.31 kb)
On 11 February 1999 bulk carrier Elm and stern trawler Suzanne were involved in a near miss incident. Elm failed to detect Suzanne trawling 12 miles south-east of Plymouth causing the skipper of fishing vessel to take evasion action.
Published: August 1999