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Argentina sinks Chinese jigger which refused to stop and even tried to ram the patrol vessel

Wednesday, March 16th 2016 - 06:05 UTC
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Argentina's coast guard has sunk a Chinese flagged jigger that was fishing illegally within its territorial waters, the coast guard said on Tuesday, marking a first test for relations between President Mauricio Macri and Beijing.In a high-seas chase, a coast guard vessel pursued the fishing vessel Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010 toward international waters, firing warning shots across the Chinese boat's bow as it attempted to raise the crew by radio. Read full article

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  • stick up your junta

    I make the Argies right on this

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 07:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MK8 Torpedo

    Clearly up to no good,fully justified.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 08:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    Bollocks to #1 and 2....
    Nothing I can find on the net at this time, and they had plenty of high quality video to show us, shows any attempt by the Chinese boat to ram the Prefectura tub.

    I think they will have trouble explaining this to Beijing....

    Maybe Beijing should just withold soy payments for a few days until they get an answer....

    Cod Wars 1 and 2 did not involve firing on unarmed ships...

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 08:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Indonesia sank a Chinese fishing boat a few days ago too. However it was a controlled detonation after evacuation.

    If this vessel was fishing illegaly and sailing as claimed then I don't have a problem with it being sunk as it was.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 08:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    If facts as reported are correct- no hesitation- well done Arg Coastguard-good
    result.
    Irrelevant that F,vessel unarmed- well understood rules are that if you receive warning shots across bows-and you are in an EEZ/national waters -and refuse to stop - next shots will be into your hull.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 09:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SebaSvtz

    Well done, Congrats.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 09:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    @5 happens every day....

    I think the RGs are telling porkies.... let us not forget that an RG is just a spanish speaking Italian.... Italians ... heroes all.....

    We shall await the vids to show how the Chino tried to kill the brave prefectura matelots.

    Fuck em .. a coward race ... ooops .... tribe with a coward attitude...

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 09:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MK8 Torpedo

    If Argentina is telling pork pies that's different.

    So let's see the Chinese version of events.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 10:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • McCool

    I'm all for argenzuela on this one. Well done.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 10:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    If the Argentine account is factual then the jigger should have stopped and been boarded, so their bad.

    Perhaps Macri will regret CFK's wooing of the Chinese and their support for the Malvinas myth because it appears that China don't give a hoot about Argentina's territorial integrity.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 10:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anbar

    +1 for Argentina on this.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 10:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Nothing feels as good as the adrenaline pumping in a fight, air, land OR sea.

    Hooooruh Argentina!!

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 10:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SebaSvtz

    @ 10

    British Support for Argentina´s delusional claim over the FI = no
    British vessels illegally fishing on Argentinian Waters = 0

    Chinese Support for Argentina´s delusional claim over the FI = yes
    Chinese vessels illegally fishing on Argentinian Waters = way-too-many

    ... I rather side with the `ebil´Brits than with the friendly Chinese folks.
    /

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 10:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    #7: “I think the RGs are telling porkies.... let us not forget that an RG is just a spanish speaking Italian...” I always heard that Argentines were Italians who spoke Spanish and think they are English.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 11:06 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    Now if other countries would show the same amount of testicular activity and do the same these illegal boats would pretty much disappear.
    Great going!
    Not wise to ram a patrol boat that is firing warning shots.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 12:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Right or Wrong,

    The Chinese are coming to get you.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 01:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Oh! The rg cg is very brave. Did the chinese launch missiles or torpedo against the rgs? Artillery ? Small arms? Giant squid? Calamari? Will the rg cg try this type of action around the Falklands?

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 02:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • HansNiesund

    But the Chinese vessel was sailing away from the exclusion at the time!

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 02:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I would say braver than you've ever considered yb. Running for school yard bullies is not brave but, it helped you practice for adulthood.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 03:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    Great. Pity it wasnt one of those illegal Japanese whalers

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Maybe Yankee Boy will show up and defend his honor, poppycock. Lol.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 04:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    @17 from the looks of your post you must be swallowing Conqueror.
    Give us credit for this, you utter tool.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 04:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MK8 Torpedo

    @22
    Full credit from me,sinking justified.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 06:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Now that's phuny coming for the likes of you.......You crack me up ..you do.......lol.

    Mayby YB, T.Paine of Lucifer might.............but you can as well. At least you don't lie on being an American. But......a house is a home is a edifice is a building is a dwelling is a cave is a.............

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 06:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    justified poaching is wrong so run and get shot at

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 08:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lucifer

    Captain Poppy seems like paranoid nut.
    Maybe one too many blows to the head.

    The Canadians fired on some Chinese poachers awhile back I dou't think the Chinese did anything.
    Pretty hard to project power when your country is falling apart.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 09:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Ahhhhh....there's the lying fuck we all loath.....still posing as an American YB?

    You didn't email me about our Florida rendezvous. Second thoughts or caught in the lies?

    Remember.......my little Ace of Spades. Let's hear some more bullshit and lies.

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 10:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lucifer

    TBI

    Mar 16th, 2016 - 11:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    On cue like a dog on a leash. Sit Ubu....sit.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 01:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lucifer

    “Military men are just dumb stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy”.
    -Henry Kissinger

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 01:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Like I said in #29

    Spoken like a non American....two peas in a pod.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lucifer

    “Military men are just dumb stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy”.
    -Henry Kissinger

    Keep proving the quote Captain.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 10:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Do you really think your stupid quotes are going to annoy me? If that's your opinion your in the class of extreme liberals in the USA. You're so simple it's scary. Get a life beyond your screen names on MP.

    Proof....lololololololol

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 12:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Uh, poppycock:

    Liberal = left = socialist

    Conservative = right = capitalist

    Did you even have the opportunity to attend school?

    In what banana republic were you hatched?

    Note: If Trump chooses to disengage militarily in Asia and forges alliances with Russia where does it leave you pauper nations with China exploiting the seas?

    I am feeling so sorry for latam with their new Chinese overlords.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 04:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Wow!! who's next.....Marti? I can't imagine why for the life of me you'd chime in for yb. Must be a ”natural attached. Though you are one clever troll........in your own mind.

    Ever been to Argentina?

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 04:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Ever experienced reality? Lol.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 04:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    At least you laugh at yourself. However, I can laugh at you.

    I will take that as a no, as much as I figured. I think you're a little angry island boy, frightened by the big bad RG's.

    Ever been to the USA.....google does not count?

    poppycock....is that an insult of my screename.......or a clever word from.....whatever the hell you are.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 04:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Poppycock, you are soooooooooo clueless.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 05:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    “Liberal = left = socialist
    Conservative = right = capitalist”

    Behind chronic simplistic, facile and one dimensional thinking in all its glory.

    Simple logic for simple folks.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 07:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Skippy get your apron back on and make coffee. If you ever complete a undergraduate degree let alone a post grad one we can possibly discuss econ/poli Sci on an informed basis - but your letting your side down.

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 08:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Gates, Soros, Buffet, Streyer,Khosla........Yea all socialists.

    Come on yb, socialist got your tongue....or ostracized fromMP?

    Mar 17th, 2016 - 09:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Lol.

    Want to borrow a dictionary, clueless?

    Mar 18th, 2016 - 12:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • R. Ben Madison

    Nice video -- does Argentina always lay down a rock track as background for its camera footage?

    Mar 18th, 2016 - 05:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Brainwashed Anglo Turnip at (43)
    This article's video you are talking about is a private video from a Youtube user called Victor Hansel...
    Check your info before embarrasing yourself...

    By the way...
    ... Something “fishy” about this Chinese fishing vessel sinking sooooo fast!
    Officially, the Argentinean coast guard only used their deck machine gun to shot at that ship...
    To sink her soooo fast you would have needed various well placed hits with a cannon......... or a torpedo.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3R9NdhRMpno&feature=youtu.be

    Mar 18th, 2016 - 04:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MK8 Torpedo

    Probably scuttled,may have been loaded with more than just fish or information that was a bit sensitive/fishey.

    Mar 18th, 2016 - 07:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Ooooops.....
    Sorry, wrong video at (44)
    Hereby the new & correct one...:
    http://www.elpatagonico.com/un-guardacostas-filmo-el-momento-del-hundimiento-del-buque-n1476278

    Mar 18th, 2016 - 08:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Chronic

    Don't let your shortcoming, delusions and preconceived ideas prevent you from attempting to discuss economics and political science with me.

    The fact that you have such an extremely facile and simplistic worldview is what prevents discussion.

    Left is this simple fact.
    Right is this simple fact.

    Where is left? Is the left in the US the left in Europe? What if you believe in different parts of ideology from both ends of your simple spectrum?

    And what if you are smack back in the centre? You probably don't think that is possible. That whole with us or against us. Anything left of you is the left.

    What about as you age? You probably haven't even thought about how most people become more conservative as they age.

    But hey why don't you just assume what I do for a job as a reason to shut down debate. My job history would surprise you but honestly it isn't important when it comes to making a fool of you.

    Mar 19th, 2016 - 01:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    @46...that was a quick paint job.... white in the earlier PNA vids... red in this one.
    Hmmm... chinese squid boats invariably white... all the RG squid boats in MdP are red....

    Oh and the sea state isn't a match either...

    I smell something fishy and it isn't a chinee squid boat I can smell....

    Mar 19th, 2016 - 03:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    (48) Frank, the Yank...

    I knew, your luuuuv for the “Prefectura” would smoke you out...

    It is true... it doesn't look like the Lu Yan Yuan Yu 010 jigger at all...

    Don't you also THINK that the coast guard patrol vessel Prefecto Derbes looks awfully small in that video?

    Mar 19th, 2016 - 04:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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