2012-09-09

Kashima

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First-Class Japanese Battleship Kashima

Built by Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth and Co at Newcastle upon Tyne. Picture from The Engineer, March 24 1905, p 288. There are also photos of various stages of its construction.

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State of the Hull on May 11th, 1904 - One Month's Work

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State of the Hull a bit later - note the humans giving a sense of the scale. It's not a large ship, by Armstrong's standards.

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Progress on the Hull by June 4th, 1904

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And here's a couple of photos of its launch, from page 322 of The Engineer of the following week (March 31, 1905).

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