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Investigation Into Death Of Fisherman On Prawn Trawler

10th November 2016
The prawn trawler Endurance, on which the fatal incident occurred, sails out of Baltimore in West Cork The prawn trawler Endurance, on which the fatal incident occurred, sails out of Baltimore in West Cork Photo: Masha Dunaeva/Wikimedia

#Fishing - Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an Egyptian crewman on a fishing trawler off the Co Clare coast on Tuesday night (8 November).

According to The Irish Times, the 53-year-old deckhand was injured in an incident on the trawler Endurance while hauling prawn nets off the Porcupine Bank.

Guard are treating the death as an accident, and an investigator from the Marine Casualty and Investigation Board has been assigned to the inquiry.

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