Queen Of The North Sinking

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Sentenced

VANCOUVER - The navigating officer who sailed the Queen of the North passenger ferry into a remote island off the northern coast of British Columbia, sending the ship to the bottom of the ocean and co...
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Ferry Officer To Appeal

VANCOUVER - The officer found guilty in the sinking of the Queen of the North ferry will appeal his conviction in the deaths of two passengers aboard the vessel.In a verdict handed down Monday, a jury...
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Ferry Officer Verdict In Fatal Sinking

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 decided the crew member in charge of navigating th...
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Ferry Sinking Trial Missing Key Reports

VANCOUVER - Jurors deliberating whether a crew member aboard the Queen of the North ferry is responsible for its sinking are combing through complex marine regulations, hundreds of pages of exhibits a...
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Crown: Lilgert A 'Liar'

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 struck a remote island off British Columbia are li...
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Did Sex, Argument Sink A B.C. Ferry?

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 sank, the prosecution alleged at the man's crimin...
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B.C. Officer Explains How Ferry Crashed

VANCOUVER - As the Queen of the North sailed into the darkness down British Columbia's Inside Passage seven years ago, the ship's navigating officer says there was nothing happening that caused him an...
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'The Ship Was Right Up Against The Red'

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 recalls most vividly.The Second Officer on the Que...
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Ferry Hit Like A 'Gong': Engineer

VANCOUVER - Lynn Cloutier was asleep in her cabin on the second deck of the Queen of the North passenger ferry when she was rattled awake by a sound loud enough to penetrate her earplugs.Cloutier, who...
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Love Did Not Sink B.C. Boat: Defence

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 ago, had nothing to do with the sinking, defence lawy...
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Sunken B.C. Ferry Navigator On Trial

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 causing death.Jury selection has now begun for the...