Asama Class

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Asama Class Cruiser - Background
... The Asama class armored cruisers were the first pair of six cruisers ordered from overseas shipyards after the First Sino-Japanese War as part of the "Six ... Construction of the Asama-class ships began as a private venture by the British shipbuilder Armstrong Whitworth of Elswick, for projected export business, and it was fortuitous ... At the time of their completion, the Asama-class cruisers were considered the fastest most heavily armed and most heavily armored cruisers in the world however, extremely fast development of ...

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