Japanese warship Chōgei Maru
Chōgei Maru / 長鯨丸|
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paddle steamer with sail|
For other ships with the same name, see Chōgei
Japanese sailors on the Chōgei, May 13th, 1867. Drawing by Jules Brunet
Chōgei Maru (長鯨丸) was a transportation ship belonging to the troops faithful to the Shogun during Japan's Boshin War.
Chōgei Maru was originally built in England. After the end of the Boshin War, she was used to transport the wounded rebels to Tokyo.