Kaga



Kaga

(Model kit manufactured by Hasegawa)

Japan's first heavy carrier, she was converted from a battleship due to be scrapped under the terms of the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty. Sunk at Midway.

Year Completed1928
Displacement42,541 tons
Dimensions812'6" x 106'8" x 31'1"
Speed28 knots
Armament 10 x 8"/50 Type I
16 x 5"/40
22 x 25mm/60
90 aircraft
Crew2016

Additional Info
Kaga Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Wreckage from Japanese aircraft carrier sunk at Battle of Midway identified!

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Kaga during trials, off Tateyama, Japan, 15 Sep 1928Carrier Kaga at Yokosuka Naval Arsenal, Japan, 20 Nov 1928Carrier Kaga off Yokosuka, Japan, 1929Carrier Kaga during training off Japan, 1930; note B1M Type 13 aircraft on upper deck and A1N Type 3 aircraft on lower deckCarrier Kaga off Ikari, Japan, 1930, photo 1 of 2
Kaga during trials, off Tateyama, Japan, 15 Sep 1928Carrier Kaga at Yokosuka Naval Arsenal, Japan, 20 Nov 1928Carrier Kaga off Yokosuka, Japan, 1929Carrier Kaga during training off Japan, 1930; note B1M Type 13 aircraft on upper deck and A1N Type 3 aircraft on lower deckCarrier Kaga off Ikari, Japan, 1930, photo 1 of 2
Carrier Kaga off Ikari, Japan, 1930, photo 2 of 2Kaga underway during air operations training, Japan, 1930; note B1M Type 13 and A1N Type 3 aircraft on flight deckBattleship Yamashiro and carrier Kaga in Kobe Bay, Japan, 22-23 Oct 1930; they were gathering for a fleet reviewKaga (misidentified as Akagi) and Hiei (misidentified as Kongo) in harbor, circa 1932-34; the ship at far right is a Takao-class heavy cruiserKaga, Hiei, and Nagato during the annual naval review at Yokohama, Japan, 25 Aug 1933
Carrier Kaga off Ikari, Japan, 1930, photo 2 of 2Kaga underway during air operations training, Japan, 1930; note B1M Type 13 and A1N Type 3 aircraft on flight deckBattleship Yamashiro and carrier Kaga in Kobe Bay, Japan, 22-23 Oct 1930; they were gathering for a fleet reviewKaga (misidentified as Akagi) and Hiei (misidentified as Kongo) in harbor, circa 1932-34; the ship at far right is a Takao-class heavy cruiserKaga, Hiei, and Nagato during the annual naval review at Yokohama, Japan, 25 Aug 1933

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