Albatross Island, St. Brandon

Coordinates: 16°15′0″S 59°36′0″E / 16.25000°S 59.60000°E / -16.25000; 59.60000
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16°15′0″S 59°36′0″E / 16.25000°S 59.60000°E / -16.25000; 59.60000

Albatross Island is an island located in the St. Brandon archipelago, a group of outer islands of Mauritius. A small fishing station existed on the island until 1988.[1]

On 5 June 2021, the FV Sea Master belonging to the Mauritian company Hassen Taher was shipwrecked on Albatross Island. All crew members were rescued by fishermen working for the resident fishing company called Raphael Fishing Company living on Île Raphael nearby.[2][3][4]


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  4. ^ "Aground vessel FV Sea Master at St Brandon: VPM Husnoo chairs special National Crisis Committee". Africa Press. Retrieved 5 January 2023.