Imperial Japanese Navy by Fred Jane - Published 1904
This edition has added enhancements.....information and photos of Japanese warships, plus addendums on Imperial Japanese Navy pre-WW1 battleships, the Russo Japanese war and the battle of Tsushima. Over 500 pages with numerous pictures, plans and maps Written at the height of the Russo-Japanese war when English support for the Japanese was manifest. An engaging account and technical description of the Imperial Japanese Navy at the point where it turned and became a force for expansion of empire.
Contents - Preface ,
I. Early History,
Ii. The Opening Of Japan . . . .
Iii. Early Warships And The Civil War . .
Iv. The Imperial Navy,
V. The War With China,
Vi. The Battle Of Yalu . . . . .
Viii. After The War With China . . .
Ix. The New Programme,
X. The Japanese Dockyards . . . .
1. Yokosuka .
4. Sassebo . . .
2. Tokio . .
5.Maitzuku . .
3. Kure . . Xi.
1. Nagasaki .
2. Takeshiki .
3. Ominato . .
4. Kobe . . .
5. Kure . . .
Xii. The Mercantile Marine . . . .
Xiii. The Japanese Admiralty . . . .
Xiv. Entry And Training Of Officers . .
Xv. Entry And Training Of Men . . .
Xvi. Pay, Etc. .
Xviii. Uniforms, Etc
Xix. Personal Characteristics Of Officers .
Xx. Personal Characteristics Of Men . .
Xxii. The Armament And Equipment Of The Fleet
1. Guns . . .
2. Gunnery Accessories .
3. Torpedoes . 4. Armour . . .
5. Engines And Boilers .
Xxiii. Other Navies As Seen By The Japanese .
Xxiv. The War With Russia . . . .
Chino-Japanese War List Of Japanese Warships
Japanese Ship-Names (Meanings)
A Japanese "At Home"
Index To Subject-Matter
Admiral Togo's Report On The Battle Of Tsushima, 27-28 May 1905.