The first of three Japanese naval training vessels arrived in Halifax yesterday. JS Kashima TV-3508 and JS Shirayuki TV-3517 anchored until this morning when they moved alongside HMC Dockyard, The third ship, JS Isoyuki is due tomorrow.
Kashima was built as a training vessel and was commissioned in 1995.
Shirayuki, was built as a small destroyer, DD-123 and commissioned in 1982, it was converted for training in 1982.
The ships will be open to the public during their stay in Halifax.