Third British whale-watching victim named as tributes paid to father and son


Tributes have been paid to a father and his teenage son who were killed when a whale-watching boat sank off the coast of Canada.

David Thomas, 50, and his 17-year-old son Stephen, from Swindon, Wiltshire, were among five Britons who died after the boat overturned near Vancouver Island on Sunday.

A third British victim was named by sources as Jack Slater, 76.

Stephen's mother Julie was rescued from the stricken vessel, Leviathan II, with 20 other people on board.

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