Mechanical failure and sinking, fishing vessel Bessie E., Mamainse Harbour, Ontario, 16 February 2016: TU3-7/16-0014E-PDF

“On 16 February 2016, at approximately 2000 Eastern Standard Time, the fishing vessel Bessie E. sustained an engine failure while returning to Mamainse Harbour, Lake Superior, Ontario, after a day of fishing. At the time, there were 5 people on board. While work was being carried out to restart the engine, the vessel drifted outside the harbour and closer to shore. The vessel touched bottom and the wind pushed it until it was parallel to the rocky shore. Everyone on board disembarked, and shortly afterward the vessel capsized and sank. The vessel was deemed a total loss"--Summary, t.p.

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Department/Agency Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
Title Mechanical failure and sinking, fishing vessel Bessie E., Mamainse Harbour, Ontario, 16 February 2016
Series Title Marine investigation report ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Défaillance mécanique et naufrage, bateau de pêche Bessie E., port de Mamainse (Ontario), 16 février 2016.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 22 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-08642-2
Catalogue Number
  • TU3-7/16-0014E-PDF
Subject Terms Marine accidents, Investigations