April 12, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 15

C. Guard guns sink ship adrift since Japan tsunami

­­­­OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard cutter poured cannon fire into a Japanese ghost ship that had been drifting since last year's tsunami, sinking the vessel in the Gulf of Alaska and eliminating the hazard it posed to ship...

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Brandon Thomas
The hull of the Ryou-Un Maru is peppered with shell holes as Anacapa gunners opened up on the vessel last Thursday.

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