Flooding and sinking of trawler Silver Quest II
Location: North Sea.
Completed PE Summary: Silver Quest II
A short summary of the accident and action taken:
|Date & Time||30/09/04|
|Persons onboard:||3 crew|
|Damage/ Pollution:||Vessel lost|
The 60ft wooden fishing vessel Silver Quest II flooded and sank at 2300 on 30 September 2004.The Skipper and two crew members had left the vessel for another fishing vessel which had come alongside earlier.
The Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents wrote to:
The skipper and the owner of the vessel, recommending them to follow the guidance given in MGN 165(F) Fishing vessels: The Risk of Flooding