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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Tsukuba

1880-1980

 
 
Tsukuba Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Tsukuba Marker
Inscription. 13 gun – 1034 ton Naval Cadet Training 3 masted screw corvette Commanded by Capt. Norimichi Aiura Imperial Japanese Navy First Japanese naval vessel to visit Canadian water 10 June 1880 Erected on the occasion of the visit of the Japan Training Squadron J.D.S. Katori – J.D.S. Akigumo Commanded by Rear-Admiral Osuke Fukai, J.M.S.D.F. Presented by the Canadian Navy Unveiled by Mayor W. Tindall and Admiral M. Martin 10 June 1980
 
Erected 1980.
 
Location. 48° 25.255′ N, 123° 22.146′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker can be reached from Government Street. Touch for map. This marker is on the inner seawall next to the Lower Causeway Promenade. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Victoria (here, next to this marker); Kwakiutl Bear Pole (a few steps from this marker); To Our Glorious Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Emily Carr (within shouting distance of this marker); The Netherland Carillon / History of the Carillon
Tsukuba Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Tsukuba Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. James Cook, R.N. (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Parade of Ships (about 90 meters away); Empress Hotel (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Additional keywords. Japanese
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
The Lower Causeway Promenade image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. The Lower Causeway Promenade
Parliament Building is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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