IJN Ayanami (綾波) was the eleventh of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following WWI. When introduced into services, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world.They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930's, and remained formidable weapons ships well into the Pacific War.
Yamato, named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was the lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. On 7 April 1945 she was sunk by American carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers with the loss of most of her crew.
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.