Quick Action of Crew Member Saved Fishing Skipper’s Life

The quick action of a crew member on a Donegal fishing vessel probably saved the life of his skipper when his arm was trapped by a trawl door, an investigation has found. The Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) report into the incident involving the whitefish trawler F/V Marliona has noted that the trawl door was not secured adequately and that it was in the wrong position. This made it prone to movement from side to side. At the time of the incident, the vessel was taking a slight roll,,, >click to read< 08:51

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