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Encyclopedia > Japanese warship Shinsoku

The Shinsoku (神速) was a Japanese warship belonging the troops loyal to the Shogun during the Boshin War. In Japanese history, a shogun (将軍 shōgun) was the practical ruler of Japan for most of the time from 1192 to the Meiji Era beginning in 1868. ... The Boshin War (戊辰戦争 Boshin Sensō, literally War of the Year of the Dragon) was fought in 1868-1869 between the Tokugawa Shogunate and the pro-Imperial forces in Japan. ...

She was originally built in the United States of America, where she was named Meteo.

She hit bottom as she was going to the rescue of the Kaiyō Maru, who was also stranded in Esa, Hokkaido. Kaiyō Maru (Japanese: 開陽丸) was one of Japans first modern warships, powered by both sails and steam. ...



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