Jump to Content
Download Final Report
[ Download PDF: 1.06MB]
 
 
 

At about 1600 on 22 July 2005 Leeuwin II grounded on an uncharted shoal during a voyage under motor from Careening Bay to Hunter River in the Kimberly region of Western Australia. Less than two months later, on 16 September, Leeuwin II again grounded on an uncharted shoal. On this occasion in Shark Bay, Western Australia, during a passage from Denham to Monkey Mia.

Both groundings were investigated by the ATSB, and because of the similarities in the key factors which led to both incidents, the reports have been combined.

Download Final Report
[ Download PDF: 1.06MB]
 
 
 
 
General details
Date: 16 November 2005 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: UTC +8 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:Shark Bay  
State: Western Australia  
Release date: 13 March 2006 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Vessel details
Vessel: Leeuwin II 
Flag: Aus 
IMO: 852373 
Type of Operation: Sail training ship 
Damage to Vessel: Minor 
Departure point:Fremantle, WA
Destination:Fremantle, WA

Related Media

 
 
 
Share this page Provide feedback on this investigation
Last update 19 May 2016