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Patrol boat fired near Takeshima (Nishinippon Shimbun)

Tens of shots fired from the Korean side Japanese territory marker removed
The Maritime Safety Agency received a report from its patrol vessel "Hekura" (450 tons) on the 13th, saying that it had been shot at by a South Korean fishing boat on the 12th. The vessel was on its way to conduct a survey of Takeshima (Gokasho Village, Ochi County, Shimane Prefecture), which is in the dispute in the Sea of Japan that are claimed by both Japan and South Korea.

Document title Patrol boat fired near Takeshima (Nishinippon Shimbun)
Date created (Western calendar) July 14, 1953
Date created (Japanese era) July 14, Showa 28
Author(s) / Editor(s)
Publisher Nishinippon Shimbun Co. (Shimbun Shiryo Shuppan Ltd.)
Name of publication Nishinippon Shimbun (Morning Edition) (Historical Chronicle of Showa Period Newspapers 1953 Edition IV)
Content A detailed report on the firing of shots by South Korean police officers at a patrol boat of the Japan Coast Guard (then called the Maritime Safety Agency) near Takeshima, and the government's protest to the South Korean government in response.
Language Japanese
Public access Open
Repository Shimane Prefectural Library (Japanese Only)New Window
Medium Paper
Copies 1 page
Reference No. T1953071400102
How to access View at Shimane Prefectural Library.