Eozjestvenski has reported to the Czar that he engaged on May 27tb, twelve large Japanese battleships and armoured cruisers, and twelve smaller vessels. Within an hour it was necessary for the staff to shift their quarters to another part of the Kniaz Suvaroff, In another hour Eozjestvenski who was unconscious and wounded, was transferred to the Boniny, the supreme command passing to Admiral Diebogatoff. The Boniny separated from the fleet during the night, and met the Dmitri Donakoi and the destroyers Biedovy and Crornky on Sunday morning. Eozjestvenski was transferred to the Piedovy, and learned on Sunday evening that the Riedovy had surrendered to two Japanese torpedo boats.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6591, 9 June 1905
Rozjestvenski's Report. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6591, 9 June 1905
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