Accident Investigation Report: Gaul
This document details the underwater survey, supporting model experiments, safety lessons and recommendations made:
gaul-report-sections-1-to-6.pdf (803.75 kb)
Gaul Annex 1 - Formal Investigation Report (743.37 kb)
Gaul Annex 2 - RINA paper on the Gaul disaster (1,181.17 kb)
Gaul Annex 3 - Trawl Fishing booklet (1,064.20 kb)
The fishing vessel Gaul was lost with 36 lives in the Barents Sea in 1974. The MAIB provided support to the re-opened Formal Investigation that was convened after the wreck of the vessel was found in 1997. The result was this report on the underwater survey of the Stern Trawler Gaul H and supporting Model Experiments August 1998 - January 1999.
Published: April 1999