Wan-li: Year 3, Month 12, Day 15
15 Jan 1576
The Guang-dong/Guang-xi Military Superintendent Ling Yun-yi memorialized, advising: "The pirate Lin Feng engaged in surprise attacks on both Guang-dong and Fu-jian. The Regional Commander Hu Shou-ren then pursued him to the Dan-shui Sea, attacked him and sank over 20 (Alt: 30) of the bandit ships. Lin Feng thereupon fled to the Western fan."
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 98, page 1014