ABSTRACT

Marine Accident Report: Sinking of the Recreations Sailing Vessel Morning Dew at the Entrance to the Harbor of Charleston, South Carolina   [open pdf - 878KB]

"The major safety issues identified in this investigation are the adequacy of the reasoning and decisionmaking of the operator; the fatigue and hypothermia suffered by the operator; the adequacy of the reasoning and decision-making of U.S. Coast Guard Group Charleston's watchstanders; the adequacy of Coast Guard Group Charleston's personnel, equipment, and procedures for responding to an emergency; and the role of the Coast Guard in providing factual information for safety investigations."

Report Number:
PB99-916401 NTSB/MAP-99/01
Publisher:
Date:
1997-12-29
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
National Transportation Safety Board: http://www.ntsb.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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