Foreign News: Where Is the Jap Fleet?

Since Dec. 8 a good proportion of British Columbia's fishing fleet, about 1,100 boats, has been gathering barnacles under the watchful eyes of the Canadian Government at Vancouver Island. Their coastwise owners, like the rest of the Province's 24,000 Japanese, have been staying close to home.

Last week the fleet was preparing to sail again, with non-Japanese crews. The fishermen themselves were going away. All Japanese men between 18 and 45, authorities announced, would be moved to inland work camps for the war's duration.

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