The Canadian Press

2004-10-06 | Submarine Martin

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On October 5th a fire broke out aboard the submarine HMCS Chicoutimi. The following day, Prime Minister Martin told a hushed House of Commons that Lieutenant Chris Saunders died while protecting his country. (The fire broke out off the coast of Ireland as the Chicoutimi was making its way to Canada. Several crewmen were injured. The used sub was acquired from the British.)

Date: 2004-10-06
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the circumstances of his death have yet to be determined but I know that all of us in this house we want to pass on our condolences and those of our country to his wife Gwen and his two children gave his life saving his country and we pay him our profound respect and his family our deepest condolences >>


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