Specifications for the
Country of Origin: Imperial Japan
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Operators: Imperial Japan
Length: 844.9 ft (257.53 m)
Beam: 85.3 ft (26.00 m)
Draught: 29.1 ft (8.87 m)
Displacement: 29,800 tons
Machinery: Kanpon geared turbines; 8 x boilers delivering 160,000 horsepower to 4 x shafts.
Surface Speed: 34.5 kts (40 mph)
Range: 11,184 miles (17,999 km)
16 x 5-inch (127mm) anti-aircraft guns
36 x 25mm anti-aircraft cannons
Air Arm: Between 72 and 84 aircraft to include the Mitsubishi A6M, the Aichi D3A and the Nakajim B5N.
Ship Class: Shokaku-class
Ships-in-Class: IJN Shokaku; IJN Zuikaku