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By the time the fleet arrived in Yokohama tensions between nations had been reduced over immigration and the fleet was surprised to receive a warm welcome everywhere they went in Japan. The government went all out to provide for transportation and entertainment for sailors. Large public events were scheduled, train passes, and trips to see the sights.
Photographs from the fleet's visit to Yokohama, Japan
index of brown & Shaffer photographs
- 001-100 Before the Cruise
- 101-200 East Coast South America
- 201-300 West Coast South America
- 301-400 West Coast United States
- 401-450 Hawaii
- 451-500 New Zealand
- 501-550 Australia
- 551-600 Philippines
- 601-700 Japan
- 701-730 Ceylon
- 731-800 Suez Canal & Egypt
- 801-830 Turkey
- 831-900 France
- 901-1000 Voyage Home
- 1001 + Hudson Fulton Celebration
The war between Russian and Japan had been settled in 1905 with President Roosevelt receiving the Nobel Peace prize for his efforts to bring both sides to agreement. Artillery pieces that had been captured from the Russians were on display in Tokyo for sailor to see. Parades, decorations and events were scheduled everyday.
Fleet sailors know how to make friends. At left, a First Class Machinist Mate is sharing a moment with his friend, "see also speaks English."
At right might be a photo of either Brown or Shaffer, caption, Yokohama - Japanese News boys and Navy Musician.