Gallery: U.S. Coast Guard Launches Cannon Fire to Sink Japanese Tsunami...

 

The Japanese ghost ship that recently appeared off the coast of Canada has recently come under cannon fire from the U.S. Coast Guard. The 164-foot Ryou-un-Maru fishing vessel washed out into the Pacific Ocean after the 2011 tsunami hit Japan’s eastern shores, and the ship is now reported to have floated within 150 miles of the Gulf of Alaska coast. The Coast Guard is taking the dramatic measure in an effort to sink the vessel before it runs aground or endangers any other vessels in the area.

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