Pride of Burgundy ferry accidents and incidents

Pride of Burgundy ferry cruise ship
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Former names
P&OSL Burgundy, PO Burgundy

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CruiseMapper's Pride of Burgundy ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 1420-passenger vessel owned by P&O FERRIES (Ferries). Our Pride of Burgundy ferry accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • ship collision - 2012 (with MS Berlioz / Cote des Flandres ferry in Port Calais)
  • deaths – overboard (2013)
DateAccident
  22 August 2018Crew / Passenger Deaths

(overboard) On August 22, 2013, at ~9:45 pm, an elderly male passenger (Christopher Henwood, in his 70s) was reported jumped overboard. The incident happened at the end of scheduled crossing from Dover England to Calais France.

The man's body was later found and recovered by another ferry's crew.

  27 October 2012Ship Collision / Allision

On October 27, 2012, due to high winds, the ferry collided with MS Berlioz (currently Cote des Flandres), operated by the company MyFerryLink (founded 2012, defunct 2015).

Pride of Burgundy sustained a superstructure damage (right Bridge Wing). MS Berlioz received serious lifeboat damages and was pulled out of service. All Berlioz passengers were transferred to the fleetmate MS Rodin (currently Cote des Dunes).

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