TYPE: Manuscript
DIMENSIONS: 6 3/4 X 10 inches
COMPONENTS: 36 pages
NOTES: A very rare manuscript of this important ship.
ITEM ID: 2037

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Report on Dutch Warship

DATE
Year: 1855
Decade: 1850s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: Ansei 2

Report of the Dutch-built steam warship Kanko Maru, Nagasaki. The Kanko Maru was the first modern Japanese warship and was built by the Dutch. The Japanese purchased this warship in response to the opening of Japan by Perry’s Blackships.