Six injured after U.S. fishing boat collides with Canadian navy ship

Originally posted on National Post | News:

VICTORIA — A U.S. fishing boat has collided with a Canadian navy ship docked at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, near Victoria.

The B.C. Ambulance Service says six people were taken to Victoria General Hospital with minor injuries.

The collision involved the Seattle-based fishing trawler American Dynasty and the HMCS Winnipeg.

The accident appeared to leave the bow of the fishing boat embedded in the forward side of the Canadian frigate.

It’s not immediately known what led to the collision.

Chad Hipolito / The Canadian Press

Chad Hipolito / The Canadian Press

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