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Chinese cruiser Yat Sen

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Yat Sen (, Pinyin: Yi Xian), named after the founding father Dr. Sun Yat-sen of the Republic of China and completed in 1931, was a light cruiser— having more in common with the small cruisers of pre–World War I era—in the ROC Navy before World War II. An enlarged design was laid down but never completed due to the Japanese occupation of Kiangnan shipyard. Service record Yat Sen was launched and began its sea trials in 1931. On August 5, 1933,Yat Sen received orders to move to the Bohai Sea for patrolling missions. Yat Sen later headed to Fujian when the 19th Route Army rebelled there. In 1936, Yat Sen was ordered to keep a close eye on Japanese ships drilling near Fuzhou and showed a strong mobility on the sea during the progress. After the Second Sino-Japanese War broke out, Yat Sen participated in the defense of Kiangyin Fortress, Yangtze River, near Nanking and took over flagship duties after both and were sunk by Japanese aircraft. Yat Sen was sunk as well
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