Persons overboard from creelers Discovery and Breadwinner during single handed operations with loss of 2 lives

Locations: Discovery, 3 miles east of Fraserburgh, Scotland/Breadwinner, 5.5 miles east of Score Head, Bressay, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report 22/2011

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

DiscoveryBreadwinnerReport.pdf (2,719.75 kb)


MAIB combined report on the investigations into the loss of the skipper from fv Discovery during single-handed fishing operations 3 miles east of Fraserburgh on 9 October 2010 and the loss of the skipper from fv Breadwinner while fishing single-handedly 5.5 miles east of Score Head, Bressay on 20 January 2011.

Published: 3 November 2011

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