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Asahi-maru

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  • Completed: 1855
  • Japanese: 旭日丸 (Asahi maru)

The Asahi-maru was a warship constructed by Mito han at Ishikawajima in Edo, on the orders of the shogunate. Completed in 1855, it was named Asahi-maru the following year. Mito turned over the warship to the shogunate on 1857/12/1.

References

  • Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 2 (1937), 17, 213, 454.
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