Attack on the Dutch warsteamer Medusa opposite Simonoseki Japan On th July the Dutch warship Medusa came under fire from forces of the rebel Choshu clan when trying to pass through the narrow Shimonoseki Strait The Medusa succeeded in passing through returning the Japanese fire as it did but suffered considerable damage and casualties The Choshu clan were opposed to the growing foreign presence in Japan following the signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa in and proceeded to fire on ships belonging to several nations trying to sail through the strait After a series of further incidents a combined American British French and Dutch naval squadron bombarded the Choshu shore positions and destroyed their ships in a two day bombardment on thth September The Choshu clan surrendered two days later The accord drawn up after the surrender compelled the Tokugawa Shogun to pay an indemnity of million
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