Ship aground under Lions Gate Bridge
August 12th, 1989 — Before radar it was common for ships to run aground while coming into Vancouver Harbour. Normally they hit the sand bars at the mouth of the Capilano River just west of the Lions Gate Bridge during a fog at night. How this ship came to grief on a sunny afternoon must have been difficult for the pilot to explain.

Updated: February 4, 2020 — 5:50 pm