PSNews – Fishing boat DNa 90152TS, which was sunk by Chinese vessels near Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands during their illegal operation in the Vietnamese waters, will be displayed near the Hoang Sa Museum, facing the East Sea.
According to the Da Nang Municipal Department of Construction, the Da Nang leadership has approved a plan to display fishing boat DNa 90152TS at Border Station 252’s area near the Hoang Sa Museum.
The Vietnamese wooden fishing boat, which belonged to Huynh Thi Nhu Hoa, resident of Xuan Ha ward, Thanh Khe district, Da Nang city, was hit and sunk by Chinese steel vessel 11209 on May 26, 2014, while fishing in the Vietnamese waters, with ten fishermen onboard.
|Fishing boat DNa 90152TS.
More critically, after breaking Vietnamese fishing boat DNa 90152TS, the involved Chinese vessels tried to prevent other Vietnamese fishing trawlers from rescuing their troubled fellows.
The sunken boat was later refloated with heavy damages and towed ashore. The boat’s owner Huynh Thi Nhu Hoa decided to use the remains of her boat as evidence for a lawsuit against the Chinese fishing vessels.
Hoa finally donated the trawler to Da Nang city, as historical evidence, contributing to demonstrating the unyielding Vietnamese struggle for the country’s indisputable sovereignty over its seas and islands.By Phung Nguyen