Fire on board of research vessel Dorado Discovery
Research vessel Dorado Discovery docked in San Diego reported fire on board at about 1430 LT Oct 6 13. City firefighting teams were engaged in fighting fire, it was put under control by 1500 LT. Nobody was injured, fire started reportedly, in engine room. Vessel is operated by Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. of Tampa, Fla., a company known for its searches for shipwrecks and artifacts.
Research vessel Dorado Discovery, IMO 8715156, 5099 gt, built 1993, flag UK, owner Hays Ships Ltd, UK.