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    Fukuoka Marinetime Safety Agency wireless operator contact with every vessels. Aerial trace of mysteriously sunk?

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    Fukuoka Marinetime Safety Agency wireless operator contact with every vessels. Aerial trace of mysteriously sunk Chinese vessel Yo Chin was going on Saturday afternoon around 32 and 124 degree areas by air in East China Sea where the plane founded a Japanese fishing boat is fishing and also unidentified warship in the area, however, the plane could not recognize any signs of flotage or driftage of the boat where the Yo Chin was supposed sank. The Fukuoka Marinetime Safety Agency wireless operator are checking with every boats which are supposed to pass through these area.

    The Koshiki, 450 ton a Marinetime Safety Agency Patrol boat returned to Nagasaki on Saturday evening (May 4th) from Shanghai where she delivered 59 rescued Chinese crews to the Chinese authorities and Captain Shinkawa of the Koshiki told the pressmen in an interview with him as follows:
    Captain Shinkawa and the crews of the Koshiki were welcomed by Red Chinese destroyer and crews at Shanghai port and Japanese handed over Chinese crews to Chinese side safely. Chinese captain did not talk about the reason why his boat was sunk and no comment about it so that Captain Shinkawa had refrain from asking further questions. Apparently, there were no casualties and dead people among the Chinese crews, the boat was probably ran on the rock or reef under the sea in that area although it happened in daytime and weather wasn't so bad. Captain Shinkawa still dose not understand the situation well, however, he dose not wish to criticise the reason why any more.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5AUO4KDRLKAX52U55URPMYFY5
    Media URN:
    VLVA5AUO4KDRLKAX52U55URPMYFY5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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