Pride of York ferry accidents and incidents

Pride of York ferry cruise ship
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Norsea

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CruiseMapper's Pride of York ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 1250-passenger vessel owned by P&O FERRIES (Ferries). Our Pride of York 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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  • fires - 2002 (twice)
  • pier collision - 20014 (Hull, England)
  • deaths - 1992 (2 crew in a lifeboat accident)
DateAccident
  17 March 2014Ship Collision / Allision

(pier collision) On March 17, 2014, the ship's hull was damaged by a metal protruding from a lock gate at Hull's King George Dock. The vessel remained in port overnight.

Note: Actually, this type of marine accidents is called “allision” (striking a fixed object) as opposed to “collision” (striking another vessel).

  02 September 2002Fire Accident

On September 2, 2002, the ship suffered an aft engine room fire accident during the Hull-Zeebrugge crossing, approx 7 ml (11 km) off UK's coast. The fire was quickly extinguished. No passenger injuries were reported, but the ship's 3rd engineer suffered from smoke inhalation.

The fire was caused by a fuel pipe failure (main diesel generator set).

  14 August 2002Fire Accident

On August 14, 2002, the ship suffered a forward engine room fire accident caused by ignition of heating oil leaked during repairs.

  05 February 1992Crew / Passenger Deaths

(During North Sea Ferries service) On February 5, 1992, the ship's lifeboat launching system at 3rd boat station failed during tests. The accident occurred while the vessel was berthed. The result was a serious hull damage, and as the lifeboat fell onto the dockside, 2 of the 4 crew on it were killed.

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