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Queen of Alberni’s eight Thursday sailings cancelled: BC Ferries

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The Queen of Alberni has had all of its Thursday sailings cancelled due to damages on the ferry, according to BC Ferries.

The following sailings for June 30 have been cancelled:

  • 7:40 am out of Departure Bay
  • 10:00 am out of Horseshoe Bay
  • 12:25 pm out of Departure Bay
  • 2:45 pm out of Horseshoe Bay
  • 5:00 pm out of Departure Bay
  • 7:20 pm out of Horseshoe Bay
  • 9:30 pm out of Departure Bay
  • 11:40 pm out of Horseshoe Bay

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“An additional issue was discovered with the Queen of Alberni’s piston assembly, which will require critical machining to repair,” BC Ferries staff said.

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BC Ferries said the repairs are significant and Friday’s sailings for the boat could be impacted.

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