Coast Guard Picture of the Week

GULF OF ALASKA – The Japanese fishing vessel, Ryou-Un Maru, shows significant signs of damage after the Coast Guard Cutter Anancapa fired explosive ammunition into it 180 miles west of the Southeast Alaskan coast April 5, 2012. The derelict fishing vessel sank at 6:15 p.m. in 6,000 feet of water.

U.S. Coast Guard photo.

120405-G-ZZ999-The sinking of the Japanese fishing vessel Ryou-un Maru
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