Sunday, 12 March 2017

Japanese fleet sighted cruising near Penang, Malaysia according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 10 April 1905

An item dated London, England 9th reported that according to tidings received from Singapore 26 warships probably Japanese were sighted cruising 70 miles south west of Penang (Malaysia).(1)

1. The Russo-Japanese war between 8 February 1904-5 September 1905. The Russian fleet was then underway towards Port Arthur.