|A fishing skiff capsized off Moresby Island Tuesday resulting|
in the death of one crew member with two others rescued
The Queen Charlotte RCMP have provided an update on a marine incident off of Haida Gwaii that sadly has seen one member of the crew of a fishing vessel pass away, while two others were rescued by a nearby vessel.
In a media release from the RCMP, the Joint Response Coordination Centre out of Victoria, provided some background to the Tuesday evening incident, with the capsized vessel located near Oliver Island outside of Moresby Camp on Moresby Island.JRCC reported that another vessel had located the capsized prawning boat with two (2) survivors clinging to it and one person in the water. BC Ambulance and Sandspit Coast Guard responded to the scene.