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fighting ships of the world

IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY / JAPAN MARITIME SELF-DEFENSE FORCE (JAPAN)

2. AIRCRAFT CARRYING SHIPS

1. aircraft carriers

1. AKAGI aircraft carrier (1927)

2. KAGA aircraft carrier (1928)

3. SORYU aircraft carrier (1937)

4. HIRYU aircraft carrier (1939)

5. SHOKAKU aircraft carriers (1941)

6. JUNYO aircraft carriers (1942)

7. TAIHO aircraft carrier (1944)

8. SHINANO aircraft carrier (1944)

9. UNRYU aircraft carriers (1944)

2. light aircraft carriers

1. HOSHO light aircraft carrier (1922)

2. RYUJO light aircraft carrier (1933)

3. ZUIHO light aircraft carriers (1940, 1939 / 1942)

4. RYUHO light aircraft carrier (1935 / 1942)

5. CHITOSE light aircraft carriers (1938 / 1943 - 1944)

6. IBUKI light aircraft carrier

7! HYUGA aircraft carriers (2009-2011)

8! IZUMO aircraft carriers (2015-2017)

3. escort aircraft carriers

1. TAIYO escort aircraft carriers (1941, 1940 / 1942)

2. KAIYO escort aircraft carrier (1939 / 1942)

3. SHINYO escort aircraft carrier (1935 / 1943)

4. YAMASHIRO MARU escort aircraft carriers of Japanese Army (1945)

5. SHIMANE MARU escort aircraft carriers of Japanese Army (1945)

4. landing aircraft carriers of Japanese Army

1. AKITSU MARU landing aircraft carriers - landing craft carriers (1942 - 1943)

2. KUMANO MARU landing aircraft carrier - landing craft carrier (1945)

5. seaplane tenders

1. WAKAMIYA seaplane tender (1905 / 1914)

2. NOTORO seaplane tenders (1922, 1920 / 1924)

3. KAMOI seaplane tender (1922 / 1933)

4. SHINSHU MARU dock landing ship - seaplane tender  (1935)

5. seaplane tenders converted from merchant vessels (1930 - 1940 / 1937 - 1942)

6. CHITOSE seaplane tenders (1938)

7. MIZUHO seaplane tender (1939)

8. NISSHIN seaplane tender (1942)

9. AKITSUSHIMA seaplane tender (1942)

10. HAYASUI seaplane tender - tanker (1944)

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-17