Was wondering if anyone has any information on a crewboat accident that may have occurred this past Sunday in the GOM. I have a picture of what is supposedly the GIS Pearl with her bow mostly submerged. Unfortunately I can’t seem to upload the picture.
Haven’t heard anything. Send me the pic and I’ll upload. firstname.lastname@example.org
That is the GIS Pearl and it happened off Pascagoula, MS. From what I was told they hit a satellite close to one of the platforms they run too.
sure would like to see the pic. I have been working out of the same dock as them for a while now. Is everyone ok?
Hear ya go
just showed up as a big X for me
Thats not good… that boat cant get a break it seems like…
That probably isn’t going to buff right out. She sink at the dock post collision after being nursed in?
not good, I would like to hear the whole story on this one
Shes going down
Is this the old Seacor boat Miss Pearl? If so it doesn’t have a good track record
She had a good track record until a few months ago when the now Captain of the Blue Water Chief launched her on Sabine jetties…I ran her when she was new for about 4 years…she was a good boat to run.
I believe before he did that it hit a dredge pipeline in freshwater city ripping a 15’ by 1’ gash in the side
And he is on the Netty
It’s going to take a lot of power for her to make any way now.
XO, bring us up to periscope depth
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Are you sure…just a few days ago he was on the Chief…a friend of mine works on there with him…
Hello everyone unfortunately I am the captain that was at the helm when the Gis pearl had this incident. Just to clear up any rumors that may be out there. No one was injured and the boat did not fully sink it has been recovered. Now as to what happened. I hit a unlit radio tower. Not sure what exactly it is or who owns it but its about 100 feet tall and is just a pipe coming up with a small boat landing around it. It goes up to a small platform with some solar panels on it and a radio tower. It was a choppy night and wasn’t showing up as a solid object on radar and was unlit I was altering my course to miss a shrimp boat and just didn’t see it. I wasn’t dirty or drinking and I wasn’t asleep. So if you have any questions feel free to ask and if anyone that’s been involved in an accident before and had any advice for me please share. And is any one hiring? LoL
Unfortunately I was the captain on the wheel of this cursed boat at the time of the incident. Luckily no one was hurt and they where able to recover the vessel. To those wondering we struck am unlit radio tower. This is the first time I’ve ever been involved In a marine accident does anyone have any advice as far as how to handle the coast guard investigation. And is anyone hiring lol
Don’t talk about it on an Internet forum might be the first step to handling the USCG inquiry. Second would be to hire a lawyer