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Accident: 14286348 - Tugboat Captain Drowns When Tug Rolls Over In Heavy Sea

Accident: 14286348 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 11/29/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10287766911/29/19931542Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.
On November 28, 1993, Employee #1, the captain of the tug boat "Hoosier State", had been assigned to stand by and assist the dredge "Alaska" of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. Employee #1 was in the wheel house when weather conditions deteriorated and the "Hoosier State" rolled over in heavy (10 to 15 ft) seas. He did not survive.
Keywords: roll-over, construction, drown, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102877669 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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