Grounding and sinking of prawn trawler Audacious with loss of 1 life
Location: Arnish Point, Scotland.
Completed PE Summary: Audacious
A short summary of the accident and action taken:
|Registered Owner & Manager:||AK & DM Morrison Ltd|
|Port of registry:||Stornoway|
|Date & Time||19/12/04 06:26|
|Location of incident:||Scottish Coastal waters|
|Persons onboard:||3 crew|
|Injuries/ fatalities:||1 fatality|
The 16m wooden fishing vessel Audacious ran aground on Arnish Point and sank at about 0625 on 19 December 2004. Two of the three crew were able to swim to shore and were subsequently rescued, but the skipper drowned.
No specific recommendations were made as a result of this PE.