Battlecruiser (Japanese Navy)

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Battlecruiser (巡洋戦艦 Junyo Senkan) was a category of warships in Japanese Navy.

History

list of Battlecruisers

no name date of
commission
from reason to reason date of
loss
date of
decommission
note
1 Tsukuba 14 Jan 1907 28 Aug 1912 Cruiser first class 1 Sep 1917 Discarded 14 Jan 1917 1 Sep 1917
2 Ikoma 24 Mar 1908 28 Aug 1912 Cruiser first class 20 Sep 1923 Discarded 20 Sep 1923
3 Ibuki 1 Nov 1909 28 Aug 1912 Cruiser first class 20 Sep 1923 Discarded 20 Sep 1923
4 Kurama 28 Feb 1911 28 Aug 1912 Cruiser first class 20 Sep 1923 Discarded 20 Sep 1923
5 Kongo 16 Aug 1913 16 Aug 1913 Completed 30 May 1931 Battleship 21 Nov 1944 20 Jan 1945
6 Hiei 4 Aug 1914 4 Aug 1914 Completed 30 May 1931 Battleship 13 Nov 1942 20 Dec 1942
7 Haruna 19 Apr 1915 19 Apr 1915 Completed 30 May 1931 Battleship 28 Jul 1945 20 Nov 1945
8 Kirishima 19 Apr 1915 19 Apr 1915 Completed 30 May 1931 Battleship 15 Nov 1942 20 Dec 1942

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