Japanese light cruiser Oyodo: Timeline available

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The Oyodo-class cruisers had only one warship constructed. This light cruiser vessel was called Oyodo, which refers to the Ōyodo River in Kyūshū, Japan. It was first designed and palnned as a ship for submarine operations, although finally she was used for a variety of missions. Interestingly, she also became the flagship of the Combined Fleet, a high rank fora simple light cruiser. Few months later, she was sunk by American aircraft at Kure, Hiroshima in July 1945. The entire timeline of this beautiful and unique ship with interesting lifespan can be found here.

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