Video Reveals Sunken B.C. Ferry

Tuesday, March 28, 2006
First video footage from a downed British Columbia ferry suggest the vessel apparently sank in a single piece but the whereabouts of two missing passengers remains a mystery. A three-hour mini sub dive located the Queen of the North intact in about 420 meters of water. The vessel was found resting on its keel. Silt covers the hull up to the rubbing strake — a horizontal piece of material on the outside of a ship used to prevent damage from rubbing up against a pier or dock — and above in some areas. There was no sign of the two missing passengers, a B.C. couple, Gerald Foisey and Shirley Rosette. The video footage has been reviewed by B.C. Ferries and the Transportation Safety Board — which is investigating the accident — as well as representatives of Transport Canada and the RCMP. (Source: The Globe and Mail)
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