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B. 2015-11-27 'Decaying bodies' found in wooden boats off Japan coast Fukui, Japan
C. 2015-02-08 Second shark attack in as many days kills surfer Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
D. 2015-01-22 U.S. naval ship grounded off Japanese coast Okinawa, Japan
E. 2014-09-30 Chinese ship sank off Japan's western coast Shimane, Japan
2014-02-14 1 dead, 6 Japanese divers missing in Indonesia Crystal Bay, Bali
G. 2014-01-18 250 dolphins await slaughter Taiji, Japan
H. 2012-11-29 Bodies found inside drifting ship near Japan Sado, Japan
I. 2012-06-08 Solo round-the-world explorer rescued after storm Japan
J. 2012-06-06 Tsunami dock washes up in Oregon Agate beach, Oregon

Second shark attack in as many days kills surfer Map of Ballina New South Wales Australia
  'Decaying bodies' found in wooden boats off Japan coast Map of Fukui Japan

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  Japanese officials are investigating after up to 11 boats were found drifting off the country's coastline - some with decaying bodies on board.    Korean writing is reported to ...
   Australia: A Japanese national was killed Monday after a shark tore off his legs while he was surfing off Australia's east coast

  An American naval cargo ship has run aground off the Japanese coast, east of Okinawa, and efforts are underway to refloat it

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Sep.30 Chinese ship sank off Japan's western coast
Map of Shimane Japan  Japanese coast guard rescuers are looking for nine people. Chinese-registered cargo ship Lurongyu 2859 sank in the Sea of Japan Feb.14 1 dead, 6 Japanese divers missing in Indonesia Map of Crystal Bay Indonesia
  Bali: Indonesian rescuers recovered the body believed to be of a Japanese diver and searched for six others missing Saturday off the resort island of Bali
Jan.18 250 dolphins await slaughter Map of Taiji Japan  Japanese fishermen rounded up more than 250 bottlenose dolphins in a secluded cove to kill for meat or sell into a lifetime of captivity

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Nov.29   Bodies found inside drifting ship near Japan
Map of Sado Japan  A small wooden boat found off the western island of Sado in Japan contained decomposing bodies Jun.8 Solo round-the-world explorer rescued after storm  The Japanese coast guard has rescued Sarah Outen whose boat was damaged when it rolled several times during a tropical storm Jun.6   Tsunami dock washes up in Oregon   A huge dock torn from a Japanese port by last year's tsunami has washed up in the US state of Oregon - 8,050km (5,000 miles) across the Paci... Apr.5   U.S. to sink Japan boat that was lost in tsunami   Alaska: The Coast Guard has deployed a ship to sink a fishing trawler that was swept away more than a year ago by the tsunami off the coast of Japan... Mar.24   Tsunami 'ghost ship' drifts to Canada  Oceania: A Japanese fishing vessel swept away by the March 2011 tsunami has been spotted adrift off the west coast of Canada

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Mar.9 Freighter in collision may have sunk   South Korean freighter Orchid Pia with 16 crew members aboard may have sunk after colliding with a second freighter in the Pacific Ocean

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Jan.8   U.S. sub collides with Japan ship  The USS Newport News was surfacing in the Arabian Sea south of the Straits of Hormuz when it hit the merchant vessel

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Nov.13 6 killed in ship accident  Northern Japan: The 5,500-ton S. Korean Marine Osaka, buffeted by strong winds and waves, hit a breakwater in northern Japan

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Oct.19 $13M compensation for collision families  Most of the families of 35 Japanese killed or injured in 2001 collision have agreed to accept a U.S. offer

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Nov.25 Ehime Maru laid to rest   Hawaii: The wreck of a Japanese fisheries vessel has been laid to rest on the bed of the Pacific Ocean Jun.15 U.S. to lift Japanese vessel   Hawaii: Recovery of Ehime Maru, research vessel that sank after being struck by a U.S. sub, to begin in August Feb.18 Relatives view video of ship   Hawaii: A robotic submersible, recorded no signs of the 9 men and boys who have been missing when the sub collided with the ship Feb.17 Robot finds ship sunk by sub
Map of Hawaii  Hawaii: Japanese ship was found by remote-operated vehicle sitting upright in 2,000 feet of water Feb.12 Rescued students returning  9 fisheries students who survived a collision between a U.S. submarine and trawler were set to return home Feb.11 Hopes fade for ship survivors   Hawaii: Rescuers searched the Pacific Ocean for survivors of a Japanese fishing research vessel Feb.10   USA apologies after sub hits boat
  Washington: Powell telephoned Japanese Foreign Minister. Rescuers are combing the waters for survivors Feb.9 U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide Map of Oahu Hawaii
  Hawaii: Submarine accidentally hit and sank fishing school vessel. 9 people missing

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