Chemulpo


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Synonyms for Chemulpo

a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea

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Around noon on the 9th of February, in a second naval encounter, a Japanese squadron attacked and crippled a Russian cruiser and gunboat as they attempted to escape from Chemulpo harbour, Korea.
The Japanese First Army landed at Chemulpo, Korea, under strong naval support in mid-February 1904.
While other foreign correspondents passed the time in Tokyo-area bars and begged Japanese officials to let them join Japanese forces marching north in Korea, London caught two rattle-trap steamers in early February that took him to the southern port city of Busan and then along the Korean coast to Chemulpo, where he began a long march to Manchuria in tandem with Japanese forces.
The Japanese response during the night February 8th-9th, 1904, was to launch simultaneous attacks on the Russian fleet at Port Arthur (Lushun) and Chemulpo, the port of Seoul, Korea.