Myoko-class Heavy Cruiser


MyokoNachi
HaguroAshigara
(Model kits manufactured by Hasegawa)

Haguro was the first Japanese warship model I built back as a sixth-grader (sniff, sniffle). These have always been my favorite Japanese CAs, probably more for sentimental reasons than anything else.

Year CompletedMyoko: 1929
Nachi: 1928
Haguro: 1929
Ashigara: 1929
Displacement14,980 tons
Dimensions661'9" x 68'0" x 20'9"
Speed34 knots
Armament 10 x 8"/50
8 x 5"/40 DP
up to 52 x 25mm AA
8 x 24" TT
Crew773

Additional Info
Nachi Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Haguro Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Myoko Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Ashigara Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)

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Myoko-class Heavy Cruiser
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Nachi running trials, Oct 1928Haguro under construction in Drydock No. 3 of the Mitsubishi shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 20 Oct 1928Cruiser Nachi shortly before completion, 1928Nachi underway, Nov 1928Haguro in the final stages of fitting out, off Mutusbishi
Nachi running trials, Oct 1928Haguro under construction in Drydock No. 3 of the Mitsubishi shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 20 Oct 1928Cruiser Nachi shortly before completion, 1928Nachi underway, Nov 1928Haguro in the final stages of fitting out, off Mutusbishi's Nagasaki shipyard, Japan, 6 Apr 1929
Haguro, probably between Dec 1931 and Nov 1932 when she was the third-ranking ship of Japanese NavyHaguro off the mouth of the Yangtse River near Shanghai, China, 1932Haguro underway at high speed, 1936Haguro underway, Apr 1936Haguro steaming in the wake of another cruiser, 1937; note the 127mm/40 twin antiaircraft gun and gun director in the foreground
Haguro, probably between Dec 1931 and Nov 1932 when she was the third-ranking ship of Japanese Navy's Cruiser Squadron 4, Fourth Fleet; Japanese inscription in the lower right reads 'Large cruiser HagHaguro off the mouth of the Yangtse River near Shanghai, China, 1932Haguro underway at high speed, 1936Haguro underway, Apr 1936Haguro steaming in the wake of another cruiser, 1937; note the 127mm/40 twin antiaircraft gun and gun director in the foreground

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