Steve's Marine Disaster Pages

This is the tanker, BRAER which ran aground on the Shetland Islands (and subsequently broke up). All crew saved. At the court of inquiry the Master was (in my view, unfairly) held largely to blame.

To learn more about how tankers operate and their various size denominations, click on STEVE'S TANKER INFORMATION PAGE.


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I apologise for the need to have to "scar" the images to avoid blatent copying. This is a purely non-commerical website and by entering these pages visitors are accepting that THE TEXT CONTENT OF THIS PAGE IS THE PROPERTY OF STEPHEN J. HARRIS and should not be copied and re-used in any way without prior permission. However, if I have accidentally breached a copyright attaching to any of the photographs on this page, and I shall remove the photograph immediately.