Marine day

Marine day or as it was known as Marine Memorial day until 1996 is a day which celebrates the empriors trip to the Meji-Maru , which was which was a iron steam ship which was made in England in 1874. The emperor then travelled Ou District , to Aomori to visit a lighthouse boat , he then moved to Hakodate before then going back to Yokohama. It was then declared a national holiday on the 20th of July as as a blessing for the oceans (how sweet!) .

 

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