Nagara-class Light Cruiser



Nagara

(Model kits manufactured by Fujimi)

Not Pictured: Isuzu, Yura, Natori, Kinu, Abukuma.

Year CompletedNagara: 1922
Isuzu: 1923
Yura: 1923
Natori: 1922
Kinu: 1922
Abukuma: 1925
Displacement5,570 tons
Dimensions534'9" x 48'5" x 16'0"
Speed36 knots
Armament 7 x 5.5"/50
up to 36 x 25mm AA
6 x 13mm AA
8 x 24" TT
Crew438

Additional Info
Abukuma Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Nagara Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Natori Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Kinu Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Yura Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Isuzu Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)

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Nagara-class Light Cruiser
  * Abukuma
  * Nagara
  * Natori
  * Kinu
  * Yura
  * Isuzu


Natori off Nagasaki, Japan, 1922Light cruiser Nagara, date unknownLight cruiser Yura as seen on a post card, date unknownLight cruiser Kinu, 1931Yura off Shanghai, China, 18 Aug 1937, photo 1 of 2
Natori off Nagasaki, Japan, 1922Light cruiser Nagara, date unknownLight cruiser Yura as seen on a post card, date unknownLight cruiser Kinu, 1931Yura off Shanghai, China, 18 Aug 1937, photo 1 of 2
Yura off Shanghai, China, 18 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2Abukuma underway, circa 1941; note E13A floatplane on catapultMap depicting Japanese and US Naval movements during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal the night of Nov 14, 1942.Japanese light cruiser Isuzu hit by an aerial Mark XIII torpedo dropped from a TBF-1 Avenger flown by Lt(jg) E.F. Ternasky flying from USS Lexington (Essex-class), Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 4 Dec 1943Light cruiser Isuzu immediately after modification in Tokyo Bay off Yokohama, Japan, 1944
Yura off Shanghai, China, 18 Aug 1937, photo 2 of 2Abukuma underway, circa 1941; note E13A floatplane on catapultMap depicting Japanese and US Naval movements during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal the night of Nov 14, 1942.Japanese light cruiser Isuzu hit by an aerial Mark XIII torpedo dropped from a TBF-1 Avenger flown by Lt(jg) E.F. Ternasky flying from USS Lexington (Essex-class), Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, 4 Dec 1943Light cruiser Isuzu immediately after modification in Tokyo Bay off Yokohama, Japan, 1944

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