Bc Ferry Sinking

Ferry Officer Verdict In Fatal Sinking

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Seven years after a B.C. passenger ferry hit an island and sank, killing Gerald Foisy and his common-law wife Shirley Rosette, a jury has ...

B.C. Ferry Sinking Trial Loses Another Juror

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A juror at the trial for the crew member charged in connection to the sinking of the Queen of the North B.C. ferry has been excused, leavi...

Jury Warned About Ferry Officer's Affair

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The trial into the sinking of the Queen of the North passenger ferry revealed intimate details of a sexual relationship between the ship's...

Crown: Lilgert A 'Liar'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The only two people who know what really happened on the bridge of the doomed Queen of the North passenger ferry in the minutes before it ...

Fatal Ferry Sinking Called 'Honest Mistake'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Karl Lilgert acknowledges he was in charge of the Queen of the North passenger ferry in the dying minutes of its final voyage seven years ...

Did Sex, Argument Sink A B.C. Ferry?

CP | Tyler Harbottle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Karl Lilgert was either having sex or a heated argument with his former lover on the bridge of a B.C. ferry the night it hit an island and...

B.C. Ferry Officer On Trial Bursts Into Tears

CP | Tyler Harbottle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The man at the helm of the B.C. ferry the night it sank told jurors he should have taken the ship off of autopilot himself instead of rely...

Ferry Officer Missed Safety Checks: Mariner

CP | Rebekah Funk, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The crew at the helm of an ill-fated B.C. ferry missed at least 12 minutes worth of crucial checks, something an expert mariner told a cri...

Ferry Sinking Trial Hears Conflicting Evidence

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Even before the Queen of the North passenger ferry was sitting at the bottom of the ocean off British Columbia's northern coast, the offic...

Navigator Blamed Other Boat For Ferry Crash

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The officer in charge of navigating the Queen of the North blamed another vessel and poor visibility minutes after the B.C. Ferries ship m...

'The Ship Was Right Up Against The Red'

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - First came an unusually loud noise, and then the boat rocked, but the colours of the passenger ferry's radar screen are what Kevin Hilton ...

Accused Crew Member Appeared Suicidal: Ferry Trial

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The crew member who was navigating the Queen of the North passenger ferry when it sank, leaving two passengers missing, appeared distraugh...

Trapped On Sinking Ferry

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It wasn't the crash that woke up Colin Henthorne, the captain of the Queen of the North passenger ferry, but frantic banging on his cabin ...

B.C. Ferry Crash 'Watching The Titanic'

CBC | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Queen of the North ferry crew member told a B.C. Supreme Court jury in Vancouver that watching the ship go down seven years ago was like watching th...

What Sunken Ferry's 'Black Box' Revealed

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Data recovered from a ferry that sank off the coast of British Columbia seven years ago, killing two passengers, depicts a routine voyage ...

What BC Ferry Crew Said The Night It Sank

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The first moment anyone from the outside world knew something was amiss on the Queen of the North passenger ferry, crippled and taking on ...

Love Did Not Sink B.C. Boat: Defence

CBC | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A romantic affair between two crew members, one of whom was in charge of the Queen of the North ferry that sank off B.C.’s north coast seven years a...

Failed Love Didn't Sink B.C. Boat: Lawyer

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The crew member piloting a B.C. passenger ferry as it slammed into an island seven years ago, sinking and leaving two passengers missing, ...

Sunken B.C. Ferry Navigator On Trial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The officer in charge of a B.C. Ferry when it struck an island and sank in 2006 has pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal negligence c...