Japanese cruiser Aoba

Japanese Cruiser Aoba

Aoba-class cruiser

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    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
  • Length
    185 m
  • Construction started
    February 4, 1924
  • Launched
    September 25, 1926
  • Beam
    16 m
  • Armor
    76 mm (belt); 36 mm (deck)
  • Fate
    Scrapped in 1946–47
Japanese cruiser Aoba Profiles
  • About

    Aoba was the lead ship in the two-vessel Aoba class of heavy cruisers in the Imperial Japanese Navy. Launched in 1926 and heavily modernized in 1938-40, Aoba initially served as a patrol craft, largely along the China coast, and saw extensive service during World War II.

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    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
    Japanese cruiser Aoba - Aoba-class cruiser
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