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Woman Dies on Party Cruise Boat in Sydney Harbour

By ,   February 3, 2019 ,   Accidents

A woman in her late 30s died after being found unconscious onboard a luxury cruise boat in Sydney Harbour (NSW). The woman was in the bathroom on All Occasion Cruises-owned ship Lady Rose (charter boat) on Saturday's afternoon, February 2.

The vessel returned to White Bay Terminal (Robert Str, Balmain) around 4 pm. Fire trucks, police and ambulance were waiting there.

White Bay terminal, Sydney

Image: White Bay cruise terminal, Port of Sydney (NSW Australia)

About 100 people were on the boat, that is licensed to accommodate up to 475. The passengers were celebrating a birthday party.

Another woman was treated at the scene for shock. She was later taken to the hospital, while a number of other passengers were treated for shock.

A crime scene was established aboard the boat. Forensic police came just before 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.

A spokeswoman said it was too early to tell whether the accident was suspicious or not. The police were "looking at the situation from all angles."