On the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 Russia's Baltic Fleet was sent to the aid of embattled troops in Russia's Chinese enclaves. The two fleets met at Tsushima on May 27, 1905.Most thought the Russians would have little trouble ...
defeating Japanese naval forces. What followed was perhaps the greatest naval victory of all time. The acclaimed author of The Bounty has written another gripping tale of the sea.