Sinomoseki straits
THE STRAITS OF SIMONOSEKI
[ID] 903กกกก( ID:903 )
[Photographer] THE FAR EAST
[Album] THE FAR EAST
[Place] Shimonoseki
[Date] 1971
[Color] mono
[Size] 177x108
[Cabinet] 19-19-0
[Keyword] sea/historic sites

The Allied British, American, French and Dutch Fleet anchored off Shimonoseki in August 1864 and attacked the batleries and arsenals of the Choshu Clan.Choshu readers requested an armistice three days later. Two foreigners stand at the remains of the fortress overlooking Shimonoseki Strait and recalling the incident.