Canadian submarine accident

Canadian submarine accident

Fire-tragedy sub on way to Canada

A STRICKEN Canadian submarine was due to begin the journey home today, three months after it caught fire in the North Atlantic.

Repairs for second faulty British sub

THE second-hand British submarine that caught fire soon after Canada took ownership is to be sealifted across the Atlantic for repairs, the Canadian navy said yesterday.

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Canadians face huge bill for sub rescue

CANADA is facing a huge bill for the operation to save their ill-fated submarine Chicoutimi, which was stricken by a fatal fire on board days after it was purchased from the Ministry of Defence.

Tributes paid to Canadian submariner

A MEMORIAL service for the officer who died following fires aboard the submarine HMCS Chicoutimi was held in Rhu yesterday as the Canadian government suspended use of the vessel’s three sister ships.

Memorial for sub fire victim

CREWMEN of the Canadian submarine which caught fire in the Atlantic were today due to say a final farewell to their comrade who lost his life after the blaze.

Submarine blaze inquiry set to examine vessel's seaworthiness

THE inquiry into the cause of a fire aboard the Canadian submarine HMCS Chicoutimi, which resulted in the death of a crew member, was launched yesterday.

Canada may sue over its second-hand submarines

CANADA’S defence minister has refused to rule out suing the British government over the purchase of four second-hand submarines.

Submarine crew to be quizzed

THE crew of a crippled Canadian submarine which suffered a fire in which one seaman died are set to be interviewed about exactly what happened onboard.

Drama emerges of submarine rescue in atrocious seas

DETAILS of the dramatic rescue that brought a stricken Canadian submarine back to Scotland emerged last night, as the vessel was towed into the Faslane naval base.

Stricken sub

A RESCUE operation to tow a Canadian submarine to safety continued yesterday, as a second crewman remained in a critical condition.

Second sub crewman in fight for life

A RESCUE operation to tow a stricken Canadian submarine to safety was continuing today after a second crewman was left fighting for his life.

Second sub crewman fights for life

A SUBMARINE stranded in the Atlantic 100 miles north-west of Ireland was being towed back to Scotland last night, after a fire on board which claimed the life of a sailor.

Fire on stricken sub claims crewman's life

RESCUERS were today due to reach a stricken Canadian submarine after the fire which left it drifting in the Atlantic claimed the life of one of its crew.

Canadian sailor dies after submarine blaze

A CANADIAN sailor injured in a fire on board a submarine died last night, as British warships began arriving alongside the stricken vessel.

UK crews to rescue blaze sub

BRITISH rescue vessels were today staging an operation to tow a stricken Canadian submarine with nine injured crew to safety.

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