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Posted: Friday, August 15, 2014 - 04:16 PM UTC
Mark Clanton shares with us images of his visit to the Imperial Japanese Navy ship Mikasa.

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Posted: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:05 AM UTC
Thanks for this, Mark. It's rare to see these pre-dreadnought era ships. I consider myself lucky to have been able to see the USS Olympia.

To see Mikasa and the Aurora would be two big bucket list things for me.
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Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 10:16 AM UTC
Splendid series of photos!
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Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:31 AM UTC
Great pics, thanks for posting Mark, some model collection!

Thanks for sharing

Si
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Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 05:16 AM UTC
Mark,

What a great bunch of pics, thank you! I plan to do a Mikasa model some day, and these photos will be very useful. I love that it was American sailors from the NIMITZ that painted her up recently!
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Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 05:18 AM UTC
Was Yokosuka a target for bombing during the war? It is amazing that she survived being such a sort walk from Yokosuka's gate.