The shooting of the "Flying Dutchman"
The owners of the vessel considered that it sank and did not search for it. However, a year later a tenacious trawler was discovered on the other side of the Pacific Ocean, first off the coast of Canada, and after a few days - the United States. On April 1, a street trawler crossed the US state border off the coast of Alaska. Since the shipowner did not respond to the call to save his ship, the American coast guard decided to sink it, because in free sailing Reuun Maru clearly threatened shipping, and the Americans obviously did not want to mess with towing and subsequent disposal. On April 6, the trawler was shot by a US Coast Guard boat.