Grounding and sinking of side trawler Arosa with loss of 12 lives

Location: Doonguddle rock, near Galway Bay, Republic of Ireland.

Accident Investigation Report: Arosa

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened and safety lessons:

arosa-english.pdf (536.60 kb)

Spanish version

MAIBReport_41-2001-SpanishVrs (606.03 kb)


Report of the grounding and total loss of the United Kingdom-registered fishing vessel Arosa on Doonguddle rock off the west coast of Ireland with the loss of 12 crew members 3 October 2000.

Published 23 January 2015