Fire and subsequent sinking of potter Yves Marie Amil
Location: Off Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Completed PE Summary: Yves Marie Amil
A short summary of the accident and action taken:
|Registered Owner & Manager:||Mr Amil|
|Port of registry:||Jersey|
|Date & Time||21/12/04|
|Location of incident:||Welsh coastal waters|
|Persons onboard:||3 crew|
This Jersey- registered 20m wooden potting vessel caught fire in UK territorial waters. A fire was discovered in the forward space at 0400 UTC on 21 December 2004. Despite all efforts, the three crew members were later evacuated without injury onto a RNLI lifeboat. The vessel foundered later that day.
A Preliminary Examination was carried out by the MAIB at the request of the States of Jersey Harbours and Airport Committee. No specific recommendations were made.