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Yoshino - Elswick - 1892

The cruiser 'Yoshino' was built at the Elswick shipyard in 1892. Here a representative of the Japanese navy inspects the ship during construction. It was not uncommon for Japanese Navy officers to travel to Newcastle to see the work Armstrong did for them.

 

Reference: TWCMS: J8269

 

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Taken on February 7, 2011