Two deck hands rescued after wave crashes into freighter

(VANCOUVER) — Five crew were injured when a large wave crashed into a freighter off British Columbia, the Canadian Press reported. Two deck hands who were serious injured had to be rescued by the Canadian Air Force. The men were taken to a Vancouver hospital, where they were recovering from their injuries. The helicopter rescue took place as the Grand Glory was being rocked by gale force winds and difficult swells near the Queen Charlotte islands.
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By Professional Mariner Staff