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Patrol boat fired near Takeshima (San'in Shimpo)

Tens of shots fired from the Korean side Sakai Coast Guard vessel "Hekura"
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), problem islands in the Sea of Japan that are claimed by both Japan and South Korea.

Document title Patrol boat fired near Takeshima (San'in Shimpo)
Date created (Western calendar) July 14, 1953
Date created (Japanese era) July 14, Showa 28
Author(s) / Editor(s)
Publisher San'in Shimposha
(now the San'in Chuo Shimpo Newspaper Co.)
Name of publication San'in Shimpo
Content An article reporting on the first incident of a South Korean fishing boat firing at a Japanese patrol boat near Takeshima on July 12th. Before the incident, three Koreans boarded the "Hekura" and argued about the Takeshima issue with the Director of the Sakai Coast Guard Office.
Language Japanese
Public access Open
Repository Shimane Prefectural Library (Japanese Only)New Window
Medium Microfilm
Copies 1 page
Reference No. T1953071400202
How to access View at Shimane Prefectural Library.