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A Japanese fishing vessel that was believed to have been lost in the 2011 tsunami has been located near British Columbia

Japenese trawler lost in tsunami located of Canadian coast

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - A large fishing vessel swept away by the tsunami that devastated Japan last year has been spotted adrift off British Columbia in western Canada.

Jeff Olsson of Victoria's Joint rescue coordination center says an airplane contracted by the government spotted the 50-foot-long vessel recently about 160 miles west of Haida Gwaii, slowly drifting toward shore.

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