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IJN Ryujo

Aircraft Carrier

IJN Ryujo

Aircraft Carrier

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SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
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OVERVIEW



Commissioned in 1933, IJN Ryujo fell victim to American forces during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on August 24th, 1942.
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ORIGIN: Imperial Japan
YEAR: 1933
SHIP CLASS: IJN Ryujo
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (1): IJN Ryujo
OPERATORS: Imperial Japan
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base IJN Ryujo design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 600
LENGTH: 590.2 feet (179.89 meters)
BEAM: 66.7 feet (20.33 meters)
DRAUGHT: 18.2 feet (5.55 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 7,900 tons
PROPULSION: 12 x Kampon water-tube boilers with 2 x Geared steam turbines developing 65,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 29 knots (33 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 10,428 nautical miles (12,000 miles; 19,312 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



6 x 127mm Type 89 Dual-Purpose (DP) main guns (three twin-gunned turrets).
12 x 13.2mm Hotchkiss Anti-Aircraft (AA) machine guns (six twin-gunned emplacements).
AIR WING



Up to 48 aircraft carried.




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