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    Question about Meiji maritime history

    Hello everyone! I'm sorry if this question is too specific, my mates who are in to history don't know much about this particular topic so I thought I'd ask a bit online, and this site looks like a friendly discussion place. :) I'm just curious to know if there were examples, or even if it would...
  2. Museum of Maritime Science

    Travel Museum of Maritime Science

    The Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館, fune-no-kagakukan) is located in Odaiba just across the container port of Shinagawa and offers an excellent view of the Tokyo Rainbow Bridge. It was founded in 1974, reportedly with gambling profits from boat racing (kyōtei, 競艇), and is shaped like the...
  3. Museum of Maritime Science

    Museum of Maritime Science

    The Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館, fune-no-kagakukan) in Odaiba. The museum was closed for the public on September 30, 2011, due to lack of financial resources. It remains unclear whether it will be reopened or not.
  4. Museum of Maritime Science

    Museum of Maritime Science

    View of the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館), with the ice breaker Soya in the foreground.
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    View of the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館), with the aft section of the Yotei-maru and the ice breaker Soya in the foreground.
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    The mascots of the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館), Umimoru and Umin.
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    A model of a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter carrier displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Boating knots displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Boating knots displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    The ice breaker Soya moored next to the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Japanese naval ranks displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    A original-size bridge displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    The last remaining flying boat of the type Kawanishi H8K2 (Type 2) originally displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館 fune-no-kagakukan), meanwhile transferred and exhibited at the Kanoya Naval Air Base Museum in Kagoshima.
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    The Soya and the Yotei-maru anchored in Odaiba next to the Museum of Maritime Science (船の科学館)
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Model of an traditional Japanese sailing boat (hybrid type) displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science in Odaiba.
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Model of an traditional Japanese sailing boat (kitamaebune, literally northern-bound ships) displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science in Odaiba. Their route went from Osaka through the Seto Inland Sea and the Kanmon Straits to ports in Hokuriku on the Sea of Japan and later to Hokkaido.
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Model of an traditional Japanese sailing boat (bezaisen) displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science in Odaiba.
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Model of an ancient house boat displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science in Odaiba (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Speed boat displayed at the Museum of Maritime Science in Odaiba (船の科学館).
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    Museum of Maritime Science

    Whaling harpoon at the Museum of Maritime Science in Odaiba (船の科学館).
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