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The "Nippon Maru II"

Tags: craft | sailing schooner

Built in 1984 to replace Nippon Maru as a training vessel for Japanese Navy cadets, the 111 meter Nippon Maru II is representative of the latest marine construction techniques. She tours the world as a Japanese ambassador of good will and encourages the preservation of Japan's nautical heritage.


Text and images are provided by Tamkang University Maritime Museum