Tugboat sinks in Georgia Strait
An 18-metre tugboat sank in Georgia Strait Monday morning.
An 18-metre tugboat sank in the southern Georgia Strait, just west of Vancouver, Monday morning
The Rescue Co-ordination Centre confirms the Harken 10 sank off Sandheads, near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal around 5 a.m. PT.
Officials said no one was hurt and the crew managed to climb into an aluminum boat that was being towed behind the tug.
According to the rescue centre, the crew members had arrived safely in Chemainus, on Vancouver Island, by 7 a.m.
The cause of the sinking has not been determined.