MARINE ACCIDENT/INCIDENT SUMMARY REPORT: GROUNDING OF THE U.S. PASSENGER VESSEL ISLANDER, WOODS HOLE, MASSACHUSETTS, JULY 29, 1988

This report explains the particulars of the grounding of the U.S. passenger vessel ISLANDER at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, on July 29, 1988 in the course of a ferry trip with 509 passengers aboard. The safety issues discussed include vessel maneuvering, pilot/master duties, and lifesaving equipment. Recommendations that were made to the U.S. Coast Guard and to the Woods Hole, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority are presented.

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  • Pagination: 14 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00661286
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB/MAR-90/01/SUM
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM