Collision between prawn trawlers Sapphire II and Silver Chord, resulting in Sapphire II sinking

Location: Off Stornoway, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report 21/2011

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

SapphireSilverChordReport.pdf (1,558.40 kb)


MAIB report on the investigation into the collision between the fishing vessels Sapphire II and Silver Chord, resulting in the foundering of Sapphire II off Stornoway, Scotland on 12 January 2011.

Published: 13 October 2011

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