Deployment notice

TSB deploys investigators to Montréal to assess a vessel that struck the approach wall above the Iroquois Lock in Brockville, Ontario

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 7, 2013  — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Montréal, Quebec, to assess the M/V Claude A. Desgagnés. The vessel struck the approach wall above the Iroquois Lock yesterday in Brockville, Ontario, and is expected to arrive in Montréal around midnight tonight. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca