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Fishing Limits / USSR Ships #251469

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 14, 1977
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(Studio) Coast Guard releases 1 of USSR fishing ships seized for violations of United States laws.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) USSR refrigerator ship released, with only minor violation charged. It carried illegal cargo, probably from trawler "Taras Shevchenko," inside 200 mile limit, but actual transfer took place off Newfoundland, outside limit. Trawler still in custody and officials say privately, evidence is mounting. Possible charges against captain of ship and consequences noted.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(Studio) USSR announces it's ordered fleet to observe United States fishing limits strictly.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter

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