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Yamashiro under construction in the No. 2 dock at Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Oct 1915Yamashiro running trials off Tateyama, Japan, 19 Dec 1916
Yamashiro under construction in the No. 2 dock at Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Oct 1915Yamashiro running trials off Tateyama, Japan, 19 Dec 1916
YamashiroYamashiro moored off Yokosuka, Japan, 4 Jul 1917
Yamashiro's crew testing her torpedo defense net, Yokosuka, Japan, 9 May 1917Yamashiro moored off Yokosuka, Japan, 4 Jul 1917
7F.1 Snipe biplane immediately after being launched by the catapult of battleship Yamashiro, off Yokosuka, Japan, 29 Mar 1922Battleship Yamashiro and carrier Kaga in Kobe Bay, Japan, 22-23 Oct 1930; they were gathering for a fleet review
7F.1 Snipe biplane immediately after being launched by the catapult of battleship Yamashiro, off Yokosuka, Japan, 29 Mar 1922Battleship Yamashiro and carrier Kaga in Kobe Bay, Japan, 22-23 Oct 1930; they were gathering for a fleet review
Battleship Yamashiro, circa 1930sYamashiro undergoing reconstruction, Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Apr 1932
Battleship Yamashiro, circa 1930sYamashiro undergoing reconstruction, Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Apr 1932
Yamashiro undergoing reconstruction, Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Oct 1934Yamashiro running trials off Tateyama, Japan, 24 Dec 1934
Yamashiro undergoing reconstruction, Yokosuka, Japan, 20 Oct 1934Yamashiro running trials off Tateyama, Japan, 24 Dec 1934
Yamashiro moored off Yokosuka, Japan, 27 Jan 1935Battleships Fuso (foreground) and Yamashiro (background) off Aburaiyawan in Japan during maneuvers, Mar-May 1935
Yamashiro moored off Yokosuka, Japan, 27 Jan 1935Battleships Fuso (foreground) and Yamashiro (background) off Aburaiyawan in Japan during maneuvers, Mar-May 1935
Battleships Yamashiro, Fuso, and Haruna in Tokyo Bay, Japan, circa late 1930s; note two cruisers and an aircraft carrier in distanceBattleships Yamashiro and Haruna, circa late 1930s
Battleships Yamashiro, Fuso, and Haruna in Tokyo Bay, Japan, circa late 1930s; note two cruisers and an aircraft carrier in distanceBattleships Yamashiro and Haruna, circa late 1930s
Battleship Yamashiro, date unknownBattleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944
Battleship Yamashiro, date unknownBattleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944
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