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US Coast Guard Sinks Japanese ‘Ghost Ship’

Posted April 6th, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Coast Guard has sunk an abandoned Japanese fishing boat off the coast of Alaska, more than a year after a tsunami sent it drifting aimlessly across the Pacific Ocean. The 50-meter long Ryou-Un Mara went down Thursday in the Gulf of Alaska, hours after a Coast Guard vessel started shooting at it, setting […]

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US Coast Guard to Sink Japanese ‘Ghost Ship’

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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An abandoned Japanese ship that drifted thousands of kilometers across the Pacific after last year’s tsunami is about to meet its final resting place. The U.S. Coast Guard began firing on the vessel in the Gulf of Alaska Thursday, looking to sink it. Coast Guard officials call the vessel a “ghost ship.” It is about […]

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