The BC Ferries vessel the Queen of Alberni. (News Bulletin file photo)

The BC Ferries vessel the Queen of Alberni. (News Bulletin file photo)

Sunday ferry breakdown means cancelled sailings to and from Tsawwassen

Queen of Alberni out of commission for the rest of the day

UPDATE: A ferry breakdown that resulted in sailing cancellations Sunday will also impact scheduled sailings on Monday.

BC Ferries advised in a service notice that it has revised schedules on two routes between Vancouver Island and Tsawwassen due to the Queen of Alberni being removed from sevice.

The 7:45 a.m. sailing from Duke Point has been cancelled, as has the noon sailing from Swartz Bay. The 5:15 a.m. and 8:15 p.m. sailings from Tsawwassen to Duke Point have also been cancelled, as has the 2 p.m. from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay.

For more information, visit www.bcferries.com.

PREVIOUSLY POSTED: A Sunday morning breakdown means the Queen of Alberni won’t sail today.

BC Ferries advised in a service notice Sunday, Oct. 18, that the vessel is “experiencing a problem with the controllable pitch propellor.”

The scheduled 12:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. sailings from Nanaimo’s Duke Point have been cancelled, as have the 10:15 a.m., 3:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. sailings from Tsawwassen.

“We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience as a result of these cancellations,” noted BC Ferries.

For schedules and other information about BC Ferries, visit www.bcferries.com.

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