She had no concept of navigation, of anything. This person at the helm did not know what GPS [global positioning system] meant. I don’t mean what the letters stand for.
“She didn’t know what that was.” There was no evacuation plan in place at the time."-- verbal impressions of the situation on the Queen of the North, provided in court by the lawyer for the family of Gerald Foisy, one of the two victims of the Queen of the North sinking of March 2006
When BC Ferries goes under the microscope in court on February 2nd, some very troubling questions are bound to be asked, that as lawyers for the family Gerald Foisy reveal some serious concerns over the state of training at BC Ferries and the corporations capacity to deal with a tragedy, such as that which struck the Queen of the North almost three years ago…
(from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 2572036650 )-