BC Ferries

BC Ferries says rescue crews recovered a man unresponsive and unconscious from the waters near Bowen Island after several passengers witnessed him jump from the ship. The incident happened at 4:15 pm. The Queen of Oak Bay had left Horseshoe Bay and was scheduled to arrive in Departure Bay at 4:40 pm. The Captain immediately stopped the ship and launched rescue boats. The Queen of Oak Bay has docked in Nanaimo and its remaining sailings have been cancelled.

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