Fishing boat from Kesennuma found in Kagoshima island
News On Japan via Mainichi -- May 04
A fishing boat that was swept away by the deadly tsunami in March last year from Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, has been found on a rocky stretch of Kikai Island in Kagoshima Prefecture, some 1,600 kilometers away from the disaster-hit city, the coast guard service said Friday.
It was confirmed that the 5-meter-long, 0.4-ton vessel, found Wednesday, belongs to a 64-year-old fisherman of Kesennuma from its registration number, according to the 2nd Regional Coast Guard Headquarters based in Miyagi Prefecture.
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