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Name: YASHIMA
Type: Battleship
Keel: 06/12/1894
Launched: 08/02/1896
Completed: 14/09/1897
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 625
Dimensions: 12320disp, 372.0 x 73.5 x 26.3(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl
Engines by: Humphrys Tennant, Deptford
Propulsion: 2 x Screw, 17.7knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 12.0ins, 10 x 6.0ins guns; 5 x 18.0inch torpedoes
History:
09/09/1897 Imperial Japanese Navy
15/05/1904 Sank
Comments: 15/05/1904: Mined & sunk off Port Arthur during Russian-Japanese War


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