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Accident Summary Nr: 201362159 - Employee Drowned When Barge Capsized

Accident Summary Nr: 201362159 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 04/06/2004
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
30665456704/08/20044449483211Bean Dredging, Llc

Abstract: The derrick barge Number AB-1116 owned by Bean Dredging was being towed back into the Pascagoula Shipping Channel. The barge was used to pick up equipment such as anchors, piping, and other equipment from a dredge called the Meridian. The barge AB-1116 capsized and four employees fell into the water. Employee #1 drowned. His body was recovered three days later near the area where the accident occurred. The other three employees were recovered immediately after the accident.

Keywords: derrick, barge, drown, overturn, water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 306654567 Fatality Other Sailors and deckhands

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