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Conclusion: Beyond Success or Failure

  • Miwao Matsumoto
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Abstract

From 3 to 7 July 1911, just one year before the end of the Meiji period, the jubilee of the INA was held in London. It began with a private dinner at the Ritz hotel given by Mr Charles E. Ellis (Hon. Treasurer of the Institution) on the 3rd, and ended with a dinner and reception at the Savoy hotel given by His Majesty’s Government on the 7th. The International Congress in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering was held in between. Seventeen foreign governments were invited to attend the official meetings. Japan dispatched six delegates to the meetings including Kyoji Suehiro, mentioned in Chapter 5. It is noteworthy that to the Proceedings of this International Congress in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering made up of twenty-one papers including eleven foreign papers, Japan contributed four, the largest number of any foreign country.1

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Turbine Blade Steam Turbine Naval Architecture Naval Vessel Impulse Turbine 
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  • Miwao Matsumoto
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  1. 1.University of TokyoJapan

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