Collision between trawlers Sunrise and Ocean Dawn while pair trawling

Location: North Sea.

Completed PE Summary: Sunrise/Ocean Dawn

A short summary of the accident:

Vessel name   Sunrise
Registered Owner & Manager:   Mfv Sunrise LLP
Port of registry:   Fraserburgh
Flag:   UK
Type:   Trawler
Built:   1984
Construction:   Steels
Length overall:   26
Gross tonnage:   201.00
Date & Time   02/10/04
Location of incident:   Foreign high seas
Incident Type:   Collision
Persons onboard:   5 crew
Injuries/ fatalities:   None
Damage/ Pollution:   Material Damage
Vessel name   Ocean Dawn
Registered Owner & Manager:   R&G Fishing LLP
Port of registry:   Fraserburgh
Flag:   UK
Type:   Trawler
Built:   1987
Construction:   Steel
Length overall:   26.5
Gross tonnage:   224.00
Date & Time   02/10/04 05:55
Location of incident:   Foreign high seas
Incident Type:   Collision
Persons onboard:   5 crew
Injuries/ fatalities:   None
Damage/ Pollution:   None

Synopsis

Two fishing vessels engaged in pair trawling made contact in rough weather. One of the vessels was holed below the waterline but managed to survive the resulting flooding.

Action taken:

No specific recommendations were made as a result of this PE.


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