Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, to assess an occurrence involving the fishing vessel Bessie

Québec, Quebec, 17 February 2016 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, following the capsizing and sinking of the fishing vessel Bessie. 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