Battleship Mikasa : Japanese pre-dreadnought & flagship of Admiral Tōgō Heihachirō at the decisive Japanese victory over the Imperial Russian Navy at the Battle of Tsushima Straits on 27 May 1905.
The pre-Dreadnought–IJN battleship Mikasa is now located at Yokosuka and viewable to tourists as a museum.
Built by Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness, Great Britain. Mikasa was the largest and the latest battleship of IJN. Moreover, the flagship of IJN fleet chief commander Admiral Tōgō Heihachirō. during Russo-Japanese War.
While Admiral Tōgō had the honor of being the “Nelson of the East ”. Mikasa was the “HMS Victory of IJN”.
In addition, after WW2, the allies when occupying Japan, removed all of Mikasa’s gun turrets, super structures. Furthermore, thanks to US Naval admiral Nimitz (who highly admired Tōgō) the Japanese recovered Mikasa. She is the only pre-Dreadnought battleship that has her own museum as a preserved ship.
In conclusion, go and visit the mighty Mikasa. Lastly, Japan has built one of the greatest museumships around!