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The Japanese Losses.

Only Three Torpedo Boats Sunk. The Larger' Vessels Practically Undamaged, Received June 2, 10.47 a.m. Stdnet, June 2 The advices received by the Japanese Consul state that in all eight battleships, three armoured cruisers, and three coast defence ironclads, which formed the main force of the Russian fleet, have been sunk or captured. Most of the second-class cruisers and other subsidiary vessels were destroyed, so that the whole Russian squadron was practically annihilated. Regarding the damage suffered by th© Japanese fleet, subsequent reports show that during the night attack on the 27th of May, torpedo boats No. 34, ho. 35, and No. 39 were sunk, but most of their crewswere stved. Otherwise no ship whatever was lost. The damage to the larger vessels including destroyers was very slight, none of the vessels being incapacitated. The Japanese total casualties are now estimated at eight hundred.

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The Japanese Losses., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6586, 2 June 1905

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The Japanese Losses. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6586, 2 June 1905

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