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Four chartered ships departed Kagoshima Bay on Friday evening to prepare to salvage a suspected North Korean spy ship that sank 390 km off Amami Oshima Islands in December.

The ships, chartered by the Japan Coast Guard, began preparations at the end of June but were able to work for only three days before having to halt operations to wait out a series of typhoons.

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