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2014-06-07 12:20:18

RICHMOND, BC, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Port Hardy, British Columbia, following a fatal man-overboard on the prawn-fishing vessel Diane Louise in Queen Charlotte Sound. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.