Japanese cruiser Myōkō

Japanese Cruiser Myōkō

Myōkō-class cruiser



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    Japanese cruiser Myōkō - Myōkō-class cruiser
  • Length
    202 m
  • Construction started
    October 25, 1924
  • Launched
    April 16, 1927
  • Fate
    Scuttled
  • -
    Strait of Malacca
  • Aircraft carried
    3
  • Builder
    Yokosuka Naval Arsenal
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  • About

    Myōkō was the lead ship of the four-member Myōkō class of heavy cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy, which were active in World War II. She was named after Mount Myōkō in Niigata Prefecture. The other ships of the class were Nachi, Ashigara, and Haguro.

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    Japanese cruiser Myōkō - Myōkō-class cruiser
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