Japanese Cruiser Akashi
Akashi (明石?) was a Suma-class cruiser protected cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy. It was a sister ship to the Suma. The name Akashi comes from an ancient name for a portion of the coastline near the modern city of Kobe in Hyōgo Prefecture.
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