Marine Accident Investigation Branch report

Toxic fumes from refrigerated sea water tank on pelagic freezer trawler Atlantic Princess affecting 9 people with loss of 3 lives

Location: Off Mauritania, West Africa.

Accident Investigation Report: Atlantic Princess

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

MAIBReport_AtlanticPrincess-1996

Summary

Report of the investigation into three fatalities and injuries to six crew members on board fishing vessel Atlantic Princess on 25 July 1996 off the coast of Mauritania, West Africa.

Published: 8 December 1997

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