Lot 246Maritime c.1900 Launch of the Imperial Japanese Naval...

Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am

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Maritime c.1900 Launch of the Imperial Japanese Naval Ship ‘Iwate’ Programme Elswick Shipyard, Newcastle upon Tyne an attractive multi-coloured and gold two page programme. Built by Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co. Ltd. Printed on fine semi-gloss card, size 23 x 30cm approx. Note: A Izumo-class armored cruiser During the Russo Japanese War in 1904-05 the ship was lightly damaged during the Battle of Port Arthur, Battle off Ulsan and the Battle of Tsushima. At the end of World War II the Iwate was sunk by American carrier aircraft during the attack on Kure in July 1945

Guide Price: £60.00 - £80.00

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