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|大鷹 [[Taiyo (Japanese aircraft carrier, 1941)|Taiyo]]||-||[[Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, Nagasaki|MHI Nagasaki]]||?||19 Sep 1940
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|大鷹 [[Taiyo (Japanese aircraft carrier, 1941)|Taiyo]]||-||[[Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, Nagasaki|MHI Nagasaki]]||?||19 Sep 1940||||Mobilized 1 May 1941<br>Completed 5 Sep 1941 as [[Kasuga-maru (Japanese merchant aircraft carrier, 1941)|Kasuga-maru]] ([[Merchant Aircraft carrier (Japanese Navy)|M-CV]])<br>Acquired 1 Aug 1942<br>Renamed as Taiyo ([[Aircraft carrier (Japanese Navy)|CV]]) 31 Aug 1942<br>Sunk 18 Aug 1944 (Torpedoed)<br>Discarded 10 Oct 1944||owned by [[Nippon Yusen Line|NYK]]<br>South China Sea (18.16N/120.20E)<br>by [[USS Rasher (SS-269)]]
 
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|雲鷹 [[Unyo (Japanese aircraft carrier, 1941)|Unyo]]||-||[[Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, Nagasaki|MHI Nagasaki]]||?||31 Oct 1939
 
|雲鷹 [[Unyo (Japanese aircraft carrier, 1941)|Unyo]]||-||[[Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, Nagasaki|MHI Nagasaki]]||?||31 Oct 1939

Revision as of 07:56, 13 August 2014

specifications

Displacement: 17,830t standard, 19,700t trial
Dimension: 168.0m pp, 173.7m wl, 180.2m oa x 22.5m x 7.74m (Taiyo 8.00m)
Machinery: 2-shaft geared turbine, 4 boilers, 25,200shp = 21kt
Armament: 8-12.7cm/40 AA guns (4 twins) / Taiyo 6-12cm/45 AA guns (6 singles), 8-25mm AA MGs, 27 aircraft
Complement: 850 / Taiyo 747

units

Name Plan Builder Laid down Launched Comp History Note
大鷹 Taiyo - MHI Nagasaki ? 19 Sep 1940 Mobilized 1 May 1941
Completed 5 Sep 1941 as Kasuga-maru (M-CV)
Acquired 1 Aug 1942
Renamed as Taiyo (CV) 31 Aug 1942
Sunk 18 Aug 1944 (Torpedoed)
Discarded 10 Oct 1944
owned by NYK
South China Sea (18.16N/120.20E)
by USS Rasher (SS-269)
雲鷹 Unyo - MHI Nagasaki ? 31 Oct 1939
沖鷹 Chuyo - MHI Nagasaki ? 20 May 1939