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Musashi, Yamato, a cruiser, and Nagato at Brunei, Borneo, Oct 1944

Caption   Musashi, Yamato, a cruiser, and Nagato at Brunei, Borneo, Oct 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseMaritime History and Science Museum, Kure, Japan
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Yamato   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Musashi   Main article  Photos  
Nagato   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 21 Oct 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 12 Mar 2009

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Andrew Holmes says:
4 Dec 2010 02:55:50 PM

An observation on your Photographs contents. The Musashi is also in the picture. It is seen slightly ahead and left of the Yamato's bow
2. Vilak says:
20 Dec 2015 02:43:44 PM

So the Yamato is the closest to the photograph?
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
13 Jun 2016 06:02:38 PM

SOUL SURVIVOR: The Nagato was armed with 8 x 16 inch guns and was 33,000 tons with a top speed of 26.5 knots. She survived WWII, and was surrendered at wars end. In 1946 she was used as a target with other ships at Bikini. Testing post-war atomic bombs Surviving the first test (able) on July 1, 1946. However, she later capsized and sank a week later after the second test on July 25, 1946

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WW2-Era Place Name Brunei Bay, South China Sea, Pacific Ocean
Lat/Long 5.0833, 115.3000
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