Ryuho class aircraft carrier (IJN, 1942)

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Ryuho class aircraft carrier (龍鳳級航空母艦) Basic Project Code was J7 (as Submarine Depot Ship).

specifications

Displacement: 13,360t standard, 15,060t trial, 16,700t full load
Dimensions: 197.32m pp, 210.0m wl, 215.6m oa x 19.58m x 6.67m
Machinery: 2-shaft steam geared turbines, 4 boilers, 52,000shp = 26.5kt. Oil about 2900t.
Armor: deck 10mm
Armament: 8-12.7cm/40 HA guns (4 twins), 38-25mm AA MGs, 31 aircraft
Complement: 989

unit

Name Plan Builder Laid down Launched Comp History Note
龍鳳 Ryuho FY1933 Yokosuka NYd 12 Apr 1933 16 Nov 1933 31 Mar 1934 (AS 大鯨 Taigei) Reclassified and renamed 28 Nov 1942 (CV 龍鳳 Ryuho)
Discarded 30 Nov 1945

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