NAGASAKI (Kyodo) A Japanese fishing boat that sank off Hirado Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, with 12 crew members still missing was salvaged Tuesday after five months under water.

Starting the operation in the early morning, Fukada Salvage & Marine Works Co. used a ship-mounted crane to pull the 135-ton fishing boat Daiei Maru No. 11 about 80 meters to the surface at about 10 a.m.

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