Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 31-10-2015, 08:52   #16
Senior Cruiser
Steadman Uhlich's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Crewing All of 2018 Available Globally
Boat: OPB = Available as Crew in 2018
Posts: 5,566
Re: Whale watching boat sinks off Vacouver island with fatalities

"This is the second fatal accident to strike a vessel owned by Jamie’s Whaling Station, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. In 1998, two people died after a swell tossed the occupants of another whale-watching ship into the sea near Plover Reefs, not far from Tofino.
The ship, named Ocean Thunder, was carrying three passengers and one crew. Two passengers were rescued, while one passenger and the ship’s operator died."

Source: Survivor of B.C. tragedy says wave capsized ship | Toronto Star

Ahoy All Sailors! Need experienced crew for a passage or delivery in Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean, Med, PNW, ICW, coastal or across an ocean anytime in 2018? I am available on 24hr notice. See my CF Profile "About Me" page for details. Happy to lend a hand!
Steadman Uhlich is online now   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Whale Sightseeing Boat Sinks off west coast of Vancouver Island. Sailing Susan Cruising News & Events 2 25-10-2015 23:09
US Coast Guard reports lowest number of boating fatalities on record gamayun Health, Safety & Related Gear 11 15-05-2014 14:01
Farallones Accident/Fatalities - Final Report Chuteman General Sailing Forum 35 22-09-2012 13:04
NZ trimaran hit's whale. WHALE WINS. cat man do Multihull Sailboats 17 19-01-2007 19:05

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:16.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.