Popular Mechanics turns its attention to the Queen of the North sinking

Popular Mechanics magazine has done a feature length story on the ill fated journey of the Queen of the North in March of 2006. The publication uses the Transportation Safety Board report, as well as first person interviews with a number of those that went out to rescue the passengers on that night, trying to make some sense of the fourteen minutes of distraction that resulted in disaster.

Done in a time line fashion, the magazine outlines the key moments of the journey and the rescue plans put in place out of Hartley Bay and through the Canadian Coast Guard. Starting with the vessels 8 pm departure time out of Prince Rupert, the path of the vessel to its final resting place off of Gil Island is recounted, with incidents and observations recorded as the hours and minutes tick by…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 5346948355 )-

Interesting article on Popular Mechanics.  Lots of visuals and a decent timeline.

I found it pretty well done overall. It surprised me to see it in there.