Uncontrolled decent of lifeboat during release gear test on Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel Fort Victoria with 2 people injured

Location: Berthed at ship repair yard in Falmouth, England.

Accident Investigation Report 9/2005

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

Fort Victoria.pdf (647.62 kb)


Report of the investigation of the lifeboat release gear test on RFA Fort Victoria which caused injuries to two people, at Falmouth ship repair yard on 10 September 2004.

Published: 18 May 2005

Published 23 January 2015