Two rescued after tug capsizes, sinks in Vancouver Harbour

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — Two crewmen were rescued after a tugboat capsized and sank Friday evening in Vancouver Harbour, CBC News reported. The 49-foot Ocean Gordon was towing a gravel barge near the Centerm Terminal when the incident occurred. A spokesman for Fisheries and Oceans Canada said the crew called for help at about 1800 hours and a Coast Guard vessel arrived on the scene 11 minutes later.

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By Professional Mariner Staff