*Message to the Japanese whalers…your day is coming. Just wait.*
ANTI-whaling group Sea Shepherd have confirmed one of their protest ships was sunk by Japanese whalers.
The Ady Gil, a lightweight 24m (79-foot) boat went under after being rammed off Antarctica byShonam Maru, a ship detailed to provide security to the rest of the whaling fleet.
All six crew members have been rescued.
“Our priority is making sure the crew are safe,” a Sea Shepherd spokesman told NewsCore.
The ship is one of three Sea Shepherd Conservation Society vessels battling Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean.