The Canadian Press

2006-03-22 | BC Ferry Sinks

Preview Clip

The BC ferry Queen of the North sank March 22nd in Wright Sound after going off course and hitting a rock off Gil Island, 135 kilometers southeast of Prince Rupert, BC. All but two of 101 passengers and crew escaped. Nicole Robinson -- a receptionist at the nursing station in Hartley Bay -- spoke with some of those who were rescued. (The ferry was sailing from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy.)

Date: 2006-03-22
Placeline: HARTLEY BAY, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << just talking to a couple of ladies aboard who workers aboard who are off sweeping down below just said that they heard a loud bang like it grinded a bit and then said the cabin started filling with water >>