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IJN Mogami (1934) - Imperial Japan (1935)

Detailing the development and operational history of the IJN Mogami (1934) Heavy Cruiser Warship.

 Entry last updated on 5/30/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ©

  IJN Mogami (1934)  
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The Battle of the Surigao Strait on October 25th, 1944 cost the IJN the valuable Mogami Heavy Cruiser.

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IJN Mogami (1934)

Service Year: 1935
Type: Heavy Cruiser Warship
National Origin: Imperial Japan
Ship Class: Mogami-class
Number-in-Class: 4

Complement, Dimensions and Displacements

Complement (Crew): 850
Length: 646.16 feet (196.95 meters)
Beam (Width): 59.04 feet (18.00 meters)
Draught (Height): 18.04 feet (5.50 meters)

Surface Displacement: 8,500 tons

Installed Power and Base Performance

Engine(s): 10 x Kampon boilers with geared turbines developing 152,000 horsepower to 4 x shafts.

Surface Speed: 37 knots (43 mph)
Operational Range: 7,995 nautical miles (9,200 miles, 14,806 km)

Armament / Air Wing

As Built:
15 x (5x3) 155mm/60 caliber guns
8 x (4x2) 127mm/40 caliber guns
4 x 40mm Anti-Aircraft Guns
12 x 610mm torpedo tubes

6 x 200mm/50 caliber 3rd Year Type Guns
8 x (4x2) 127mm/40 caliber guns
30 x 25mm Anti-Aircraft Guns
12 x 610mm torpedo tubes

Aircraft: As Built: 3 x Floatplane Aircraft
Finalized: 11 x Floatplane Aircraft

Global Operators

Imperial Japan

Ships-in-Class / Group (4)

IJN Mogami; IJN Mikuma; IJN Suzuya; IJN Kumano