Tags: Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron

Woman playing tennis at Victoria Barracks during Japanese Naval visit, 26 January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. An unidentified woman is shown here at…

Two women at Victoria Barracks attending a tennis party, 26 January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. Two unidentified women are shown here at…

Woman playing tennis at Victoria Barracks during Japanese Naval Squadron visit, 26 January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. An unidentified woman is shown here at…

Japanese warship HIJMS YAKUMO underway in Sydney Harbour – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron, led by Admiral Makoto Saito, consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. This photo…

Japanese warship HIJMS IWATE in Sydney Harbour, January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron, led by Admiral Makoto Saito, consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. This photo…

Entertaining visiting Japanese naval officers at a tennis party at Victoria Barracks, 26 January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. An unidentified Japanese officer is shown here…

Japanese warship HIJMS IWATE in Sydney Harbour, January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron, led by Admiral Makoto Saito, consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. This photo…

Japanese sailors standing on board a steam pinnace with HIJMS IZUMO in the background – Sydney Picture

The Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in 1928, arriving in Sydney on 15 July 1928. The squadron consisted of the cruisers HIJMS IZUMO, commanded by Captain M Hirota and HIJMS YAKUMO, commanded by Captain M Idemitsu. Among the 1,600 men on board the cruisers was Sub-Lieutenant Prince Takamatsu, the third son of HIM Emperor…

Japanese Naval Officers at the Millions Club in Rowe St, Sydney, 29 January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. A contingent from the squadron are shown…

Sailors from the Japanese Imperial Naval Squadron observe a hippopotamus at Taronga Zoo, 28 January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron, led by Admiral Saito, consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. This photo is…

Japanese warship HIJMS IWATE in Sydney Harbour, January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron, led by Admiral Makoto Saito, consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. This photo…

Japanese warships in Sydney Harbour, January 1924 – Sydney Picture

Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron, led by Admiral Makoto Saito, consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. This photo…