Marine Investigation Report M05W0111
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigated this occurrence for the purpose of advancing transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.
Loss of Propulsion, Subsequent Striking of Berthed Pleasure Craft and Grounding
Roll-on/Roll-off Ferry Queen of Oak Bay
Horseshoe Bay, British Columbia
30 June 2005
At approximately 1008 Pacific daylight time on 30 June 2005, while approaching berth No. 1 at Horseshoe Bay, the Queen of Oak Bay suffered loss of propulsion and a reduction of steerage. As a result, the vessel deviated off course and struck 28 pleasure craft berthed in the adjacent marina before running aground. There were no casualties; however, there was considerable damage to the pleasure craft and marina.
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© Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2007
Cat. No. TU3-7/05-1E
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