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Total Records: 1
Name Nationality Location Date Lost
Koaxi   French  Clare  2008 

Koaxi : 1966 Emile Avry, 1973 Patron Jean Charlot, 1978 Ro
Owner Alouette SA,  
Flag French  Builder Soc Industrielle et Commerciale de Consts Navales 
Port Lorient  Build Date 1966 
Official No 6615778  Material Steel 
    Tonnage nrt/grt / 278 
Ship type Motor Vessel  Dimensions 33 m | 7.75 m | 3.68 m
Ships Role  Fishing Vessel  Rigging Style   
Super Structure
Hull Connections:Welded; Decks:2  
Engine Builder:¬†Caterpillar Tractor Co - USA. 1 x D398SCAC, 4 Stroke, Single Acting, Vee 12 Cy. 159 x 203, Mcr: 588 kW (799 hp) at 1,300 rpm. New engine 1974 
Wreck Location Off Loophead Clare 
Date Lost 10/07/2008  Captain  
Cause Fire  Crew Lost  
Position 52 45n / 10 44w.  Passengers Lost   
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Caught fire in the engine room and sank 50 kilometres west of Loop Head, Co Clare.
No injuries or pollution reported. Initial efforts to bring the blaze under control failed. Crew members were taken to safety by FV 'Concerto'. MV's 'Fenit' and 'Le Aoife' also attended the scene together with coastguard helicopters from shannon and sligo.



© Angel Luis Godar Moreira


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