Flooding and sinking of potter Golden West with 2 people injured
Location: Off the Shetland Islands, Scotland.
Completed PE Summary: Golden West
A short summary of the accident and action taken:
|Registered Owner & Manager:||Mr L Laurenson|
|Port of registry:||Oban|
|Date & Time||09/03/04 11:53|
|Location of incident:||Scottish coastal waters|
|Persons onboard:||2 crew|
|Injuries/ fatalities:||2 injured crew|
|Damage/ Pollution:||Ship Lost|
Foundering of fishing vessel.
The Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents made recommendations to owners of the vessel with reference to:
The removal of redundant hull fittings.
Internal pipework to be electrically connected to the sacrificial anodes.
The establishment of a maintenance routine to regularly inspect the pipework for corrosion.