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The launching of battlecruiser Kirishima at the Mitsubishi Naval Shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 1 Dec 1913

Caption   The launching of battlecruiser Kirishima at the Mitsubishi Naval Shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 1 Dec 1913 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseMaritime History and Science Museum, Kure, Japan
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Mitsubishi Nagasaki Shipyard   Main article  Photos  
Kirishima   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos at Same Place Nagasaki, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 17 Oct 2010

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1. Kevin Iwamura says:
8 Oct 2020 10:07:24 PM

My Grandfather Kanekoto Iwamura was CO on this ship and previously the Tatsuta. I still have pictures of him (including on the deck of the Kirishima) handed down to me by my mother Shinako Iwamura.
Thank you for posting this history.
Kevin

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