IJN Fusō(金剛) porto di Kure , 1933 - Corazzata - Classe Fusō - Ordinata 1911 Impostata 1912 Entrata in servizio 1915 Destino finale Affondate entrambe nella Battaglia dello Stretto di Surigao, il 25 ottobre 1944 Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento 39.782 Lunghezza 213 m Larghezza 30,61 m Altezza 9,68 m Propulsione 4 eliche; turbine Brown-Curtis; 24 caldaie con 40000 shp prima dei lavori; 6 caldaie Kampon da 75.000 shp dopo i lavori Velocità 25 nodi Autonomia 8.000 m a 14 n…
Aircraft carrier "Kasagi",1945. Akagi (赤城?, "Red Castle") was an aircraft carrier of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN), named after Mount Akagi in present-day Gunma Prefecture. Though she was laid down as an Amagi-class battlecruiser, Akagi was converted to an aircraft carrier while still under construction to comply with the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty.
Ayanami Stern View. Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer Ayanami, the second Japanese warship to bear that name, in April 1930. Date 30 April 1930 Ayanami , "Twilled Waves") was the eleventh of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. When introduced into services, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world.[They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930s, and remained formidable weapons systems well into the Pacific
Artificially coloured, this relatively unknown picture gives a good impression of the scale of 71000 ton, 18 in Japanese super-battleship Yamato - together with her sister Musashi, the largest such vessels ever built by a significant margin. Musashi was sunk in October 1944 and Yamato in April 1945, both by sustained air attack.