Search on for ship swept away in Japan tsunami

March 11, 2011 08:42 pm | Updated November 17, 2021 10:52 am IST - TOKYO

A Japanese coast guard official says a search is under way for a ship carrying 80 dock workers that was swept away when a tsunami struck the northeastern coast.

The vessel was washed away from a shipbuilding site in Miyagi Prefecture. That’s the area most affected by a massive offshore earthquake on Friday. The quake triggered the tsunami.

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