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 new page for the Japanese Heavy Cruiser Chikuma is here.
The Tone-class, composed of Tone and Chikuma, was the last class of Heavy Cruisers being commissioned by the Imperial Japanese Navy. In this new page I describe the features and history of this class of heavy cruisers. The main turrets were built on the front so that they have more space in the rear for […]
A new page for the Japanese Aircraft Carriers Akagi and Kaga is here. The page includes information about the construction, successive modifications and major operations in which the ship was involved. The images also represents the original ship in those days. I also try to compare the ship characteristics with the counters statistics provided […]
I uploaded new page for the Ise-class battleships (伊勢型戦艦 ) which includes, the battleship Ise and the battleship Hyuga. Interestingly, both were converted to hybrid aircraft carriers by removing two heavy turrets and adding a float-plan air wing. See the page here. The page includes information about the construction, successive modifications and major operations in […]