0h 30min, sep 1, 1904 y - Deployment of Baltic fleet into Asia
Sent to relieve Port Arthur
1. Arduous Journey
2. Inexperienced fleet
3. Mistook a group of British trawlers for Jap torpedo boats
Opened fire, killed 2 Brits fisherman.
Almost brought London into war
4. 8 months voyage, slow paced
World press news broadcast made it easy for Jap battlefleet.
+ HAD COAL LITERALLY STACKED ON SHIPS.
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