PHOTOS 500 items collected from sunken warship in 1st Sino-Japanese War

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500 items collected from sunken warship in 1st Sino-Japanese War

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09:15, September 27, 2018

More than 500 items have been collected from the just-concluded archaeological survey of the cruiser Jingyuan, a warship that was part of the Beiyang Fleet sunk by the Japanese Imperial Navy during the first Sino-Japanese War 124 years ago. (Photos: IC)

The wreckage, around 80 meters long and 12 meters wide, is found upturned in the seabed off Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province. Weapons, parts of the cruiser structure and living supplies have been salvaged.

Items salvaged from the wreckage of the Chinese cruiser Jingyuan.

A diver during the underwater survey of the wreckage of the Chinese cruiser Jingyuan.

Items salvaged from the wreckage of the Chinese cruiser Jingyuan.

Items salvaged from the wreckage of the Chinese cruiser Jingyuan.

Archeologists during survey of the wreckage of the Chinese cruiser Jingyuan.

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