The ship now lies on her side a mile and a half off Mission Beach. Five divers have died in and around the wreck.

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Why the Yukon will continue to kill divers

Staci Johnson, a 26-year-old Marine , recently became the fifth diver to die while diving the Yukon, a Canadian escort ship sunk off of Mission Beach in 2000. Because the vessel is on its side, it is disorienting.


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