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Reported Defeat and Flight of Rozjestvenski.

Two Battleships and Three I Cruisers Believed to be Sunk. Japanese Official Report. The Vladivostock Squadron Participate. London, May 29 The silence in Tokio regarding the battle was well kept throughout Sunday. It was announced that nothing was Likely to be divulged for twenty-four hours. The newspapers were under absolute censorship, and the cable stations were closed to newspaper despatches, the Japanese Government being determined to prevent information of the slightest value reaching St. Petersburg. Advices in Washington, received from Pekin, state that Rozjestvenski has been defeated and is fleeing northward. It is believed that the sunken vessels include the battleships Borodino and Orel, three cruisers, and a repairing ship. Baron Komura, Japanese Foreign Minister, has informed the Powers that the Japanese fleet engaged and held the Baltic Fleet in Korea Straits, and that the battleship Borodino was sunk. Russian advices from Shanghai state that the Vladivoatock squadron participapated in the battle. Shanghai advices, under Sunday's date, report that five Russian battloahips, three cruisers, and seven destroyers were off Tsushima Island on Saturday morning in a fog, which cleared off in the afternoon. A Chifu report, dated Sunday, states that the Japanese consul has private advices from Korea that: the main portion of the Baltic Fleet met and engaged the Japanese squadron in the Straits on Saturday afternoon. <

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Reported Defeat and Flight of Rozjestvenski., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6583, 30 May 1905

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Reported Defeat and Flight of Rozjestvenski. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6583, 30 May 1905

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