John Collins, Magistrate, Douglas, Cork Born 1851, Member Cork County Council, Instructor 15 Years to Imperial Navy, Tokyo, Japan, Presented by His Imperial Majesty The Emperor with The Order of The Rising Sun.

 

 

The Japanese defeat of the Russian Navy in 1903 shocked the then world.

 

 

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