Location: Thames Estuary off Southend-on-Sea, England.
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
Albatros.pdf (1,426.83 kb)
Accident on board the commercial sailing vessel Albatros on the Thames Estuary, 22 August 2004 resulting in one fatality
Date of occurrence: 22 August 2004
Marine Accident Investigation Branch
Merchant vessel under 100 gross tons
Recreational craft - sail
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