Grounding of live fish carrier Aqua-Boy

Location: Ardtornish Point, Sound of Mull, Scotland.

Accdent Investigation Report 14/2007

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

AquaBoyReport.pdf (1,398.02 kb)

Annex (147.43 kb)


On 11 November 2006, Norwegian registered Aqua-boy ran aground about 20m from Ardtornish Point Lighthouse in the Sound of Mull, Scotland. The lone watchkeeper had fallen asleep. The vessel was successfully refloated on the rising tide.

Published: 4 July 2007

Published 23 January 2015