Armored Cruiser Tokiwa Free Ship Paper Model Download

Armored Cruiser Tokiwa Free Ship Paper Model Download

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Armored Cruiser Tokiwa Free Ship Paper Model DownloadThis  paper model is the Tokiwa, an Asama-class armored cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN), the papercraft was designed by etsutan. Tokiwa was named after a lake in Yamaguchi prefecture, near Ube city. Her sister ship was the cruiser Asama. Tokiwa had one of the longest service lives of any ship in the Japanese fleet.

Tokiwa was one of six armored cruisers ordered to overseas shipyards after the First Sino-Japanese War as part of the "Six-Six Program" intended to form the backbone of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Construction of the Tokiwa began as a private venture by the British shipbuilder Armstrong Whitworth of Elswick, and the design had to be modified slightly to meet Japanese requirements, under the direction of Chief Equipping Officer Captain Dewa Shigetō. She was assigned to the Sasebo Naval District on 19 May 1899 and arrived in Yokosuka on 17 July 1899.

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