18½ Millions' Worth of Warships Lost.
Peace Now Possible, j Received June 8,1.10 a.m. London, June 7 The Russian Admiralty admit that the Japanese destroyed and captured at Tsushima vessels worth 18$ millions sterling. Count Lamsdorff is urging the advisability oi peaco negotiations before the Japanese develop the impending operations. "The Times" St. Petersburg correspondent says that an early peaae is no longer without the bounds of possibility. The flagship Mikasa, at Tsushima, approached the Russians nearer than any other large warship, and was repeatedly hit in the masts and funnels. A splinter of a shell entered the conning tower while Togo was there, wounding a lieutenant at his side.
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18½ Millions' Worth of Warships Lost., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905
18½ Millions' Worth of Warships Lost. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905
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