80th Shimoda Black Ship Festival

80th Shimoda Black Ship Festival

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SHIMODA, Japan (May 18, 2019) – Capt. Philip King, senior installation chaplain assigned to U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka, delivers a benediction during the 80th Shimoda Black Ship Festival Ceremony. The Navy’s participation in the festival celebrates the heritage of U.S. Japanese naval partnership first established by Commodore Matthew Perry’s 1853 port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler R. Fraser)
80th Shimoda Black Ship Festival