Tag Archives: Fishing boat capsizes

2 dead after fishing boat capsizes in Nova Scotia

Two people are dead after a boat capsized off the coast of Port Medway in the Region of Queens Municipality, N.S. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax says rescuers responded to a call Saturday morning reporting an overturned crabbing vessel. A woman, 55, was found unresponsive on the beach and was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital. A man, also 55, was found near the boat by a vessel and was also unresponsive. >click to read< 16:04

Fishing boat capsizes spilling oil into Fraser River near Richmond (with video)

Oil spilled into the Fraser River after a 26-metre fishing boat capsized at a Richmond marina, according to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. No one was aboard the ship and there are no reports of injuries after the vessel, Western Crusader, overturned at the Shelter Island Marina in Richmond shortly before 8 a.m. A Canadian Coast Guard hovercraft was sent after the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria received a distress call, Read the rest here  07:29