JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The El Faro data recorder shows that the ill-fated ship, the captain requested a scared member of the crew to move quickly to leave the ship in the ship’s final moments.
The recordings transcribed of the ship’s voyage data recorder released Tuesday morning by the National Transportation Safety Board in Washington, D. C.
The 790-meter cargo ship sank in October 2015 during the Hurricane Joaquin after the losses of the drive between Jacksonville, Florida and Puerto Rico. All 33 people on board died.
The more than 500-page transcript sheds light on the decisions of the ship of the Captain Michael Davidson try to sail south of the Hurricane Joaquin instead of taking a longer, safer route.
It turned out to be the captain felt that he had to consult with Tote Maritime officials for taking a longer, safer course at home, something the company has contested.