Location: Off Cape Carvoeir, Portugal.
Accident Investigation Report: Edinburgh Castle
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
edinburgh castle fire.pdf (1,165.48 kb)
On 21 August 1998 cruise ship Edinburgh Castle was west of Cape Carvoeir, Portugal. Overheating and ignition of cooking fat in a deep fat fryer caused a fire to break out in the main galley.