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Grand old ladies of Durban Maritime Museum back after refurbishment — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

DAILY NEWSNEWSKWAZULU NATAL The JR More, based at the Durban Maritime Museum had steelwork refurbished was blasted and repainted during an extensive refurbishment. Picture: Supplied. The SAS Durban, the refurbishment included repairs to damage and rotten woodwork. Picture: Supplied. Grand … Continue reading

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IJN Mikasa Ship Museum

Here’s one of the oldest battleship museums afloat. The IJN Mikasa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Mikasa. See also https://www.cnet.com/news/japans-114-year-old-battleship-mikasa-a-relic-of-another-time/ and https://museumships.us/japan/mikasa. It was built in 1899 – 1900. Here are several other sites: Photo Tour: https://www.vaq136.com/mikasa/index.html; Wayback Machine link: https://web.archive.org/web/20100911090314/http://www.scientificamericanpast.com/Scientific%20American%201900%20to%201909/4/lg/sci421904.htm; http://www.kinenkan-mikasa.or.jp/ – Official site … Continue reading

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