It is early Sunday morning, 4 February 1990. A South Korean ferry, accompanied by a lone Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Sea Hawk fast attack gunboat, proceeds slowly in choppy seas on a routine resupply run toward the island of Paengnyong Do, one of the five precariously situated Northwest Islands.
Boma, James R.
"Troubled Waters off the Land of the Morning Calm: A Job for the Fleet,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 42
, Article 5.
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