Captain stumbles and falls from tug into icy sea, barely survives

(CAMPBELL RIVER, British Columbia) — A tugboat captain stumbled and fell from the deck of his tugboat and into the icy water off Vancouver Island, the Campbell River Mirror newspaper reported. The captain fell from the Regent, which belongs to Humphries Tug and Barge Ltd. A fishing boat picked up the freezing cold captain, who later said he “should have been dead.”
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By Professional Mariner Staff