JIN Ryūjō (龍驤) - Portaerei classe unica - Entrata in servizio 9 maggio 1933 - Dislocamento 10.600 t (standard), 13.650 t (pieno carico) Lunghezza 222,0 m Larghezza 22,3 m Pescaggio 7,74 m Propulsione 6 caldaie, turbine a vapore, 2 eliche, 48,5 MW (65,000 shp) Velocità 29 nodi (54 km/h) Autonomia 10,000 mi a 14 n Equipaggio 924 - Colpita ed affondata nella battaglia delle Salomone Orientali il 24 agosto 1942.
A-7E's of VA-27 Royal Maces and a couple of VA-97 Warhakws mixed-in for good measure... Photographed aboard the USS Enterprise in April 1975. I am not certain if this is prior to, or after Operation Frequent Wind. (the mass evacuation of US military and civilian personnel and other individuals from South Vietnam) Seeing the Marine CH-53D's and a whole lot of Marines getting a chance to relax on the Big E's deck and bridle catcher assemblies is certainly an unusual sight. (Photographer…
IJN aircraft carrier Ryūjō (龍驤 "prancing dragon") was a light aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the early 1930s (when this photo was taken). Ryūjō next participated in the Battle of the Aleutian Islands in June. She was sunk by American carrier aircraft at the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 August 1942.
350 Portaaviones IJN AKAGI
73000 ton, 18 in Japanese super battleship Yamato during trials in 1941. She was sunk by sustained air attacks in April 1945.
Japanese Aircraft Carrier Kaga scuttled on the 4th June 1942 during the battle of Midway. The wreck was located in 1999 although the main part of her hull has not been found.