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The ''Diana'' was a Russian warship which served as the flagship of a fleet brought by [[Yevfimy Vasilyevich Putyatin]] to Japan in late [[1854]]. Originally arriving at [[Hakodate]] on 1854/9/18, the fleet then made its way to [[Osaka]], and then to [[Shimoda]], in accordance with the demands of the [[Tokugawa shogunate]].
 
The ''Diana'' was a Russian warship which served as the flagship of a fleet brought by [[Yevfimy Vasilyevich Putyatin]] to Japan in late [[1854]]. Originally arriving at [[Hakodate]] on 1854/9/18, the fleet then made its way to [[Osaka]], and then to [[Shimoda]], in accordance with the demands of the [[Tokugawa shogunate]].
  
The ''Diana'' was damaged by a tsunami while anchored in Shimoda harbor on 1854/11/4.<ref>Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 667.</ref>
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The ''Diana'' was damaged by a tsunami while anchored in Shimoda harbor on 1854/11/4.<ref>Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 667.</ref> While making its way to Heda (on Suruga Bay) to be repaired, the ship encountered difficult weather and ended up shipwrecked at Ipponmatsu (in what is today Numazu City, [[Shizuoka prefecture]]) on 11/27. The ship sank entirely on 12/2; surviving members of the crew were provided temporary lodgings at Miyajima (in what is today Fuji City, Shizuoka) until they could be rescued and brought back to Shimoda.<ref>Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 676.</ref>
  
 
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The Diana was a Russian warship which served as the flagship of a fleet brought by Yevfimy Vasilyevich Putyatin to Japan in late 1854. Originally arriving at Hakodate on 1854/9/18, the fleet then made its way to Osaka, and then to Shimoda, in accordance with the demands of the Tokugawa shogunate.

The Diana was damaged by a tsunami while anchored in Shimoda harbor on 1854/11/4.[1] While making its way to Heda (on Suruga Bay) to be repaired, the ship encountered difficult weather and ended up shipwrecked at Ipponmatsu (in what is today Numazu City, Shizuoka prefecture) on 11/27. The ship sank entirely on 12/2; surviving members of the crew were provided temporary lodgings at Miyajima (in what is today Fuji City, Shizuoka) until they could be rescued and brought back to Shimoda.[2]

References

  1. Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 667.
  2. Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 676.
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