Oyodo


Oyodo class

Oyodo

(Model kit manufactured by Fujimi)

Oyodo's main claim to fame was having been Admiral Ozawa's flagship at the battle of Cape Engano after Zuikaku was sunk.

Year Completed1943
Displacement11,433 tons
Dimensions630'0" x 51'5" x 19'6"
Speed36 knots
Armament 6 x 6.1"/60
8 x 3.9"/65
up to 52 x 25mm AA
Crew?

Additional Info
Oyodo Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)

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Light cruiser Oyodo at Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, circa 28 Feb 1943; note the 45m large catapult at stern which was later removed during conversionLight cruiser Oyodo, circa spring 1944Vice Admiral Jisaburo Ozawa transferring his flag from damaged carrier Zuikaku to light cruiser Oyodo, at 1100 hours on 25 Oct 1944Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking cruiser Oyodo, Etajima, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Wasp (Essex-class)Wreck of light cruiser Oyodo west of Etajima, Hiroshima, Japan, post 28 Jul 1945
Light cruiser Oyodo at Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, circa 28 Feb 1943; note the 45m large catapult at stern which was later removed during conversionLight cruiser Oyodo, circa spring 1944Vice Admiral Jisaburo Ozawa transferring his flag from damaged carrier Zuikaku to light cruiser Oyodo, at 1100 hours on 25 Oct 1944Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking cruiser Oyodo, Etajima, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Wasp (Essex-class)Wreck of light cruiser Oyodo west of Etajima, Hiroshima, Japan, post 28 Jul 1945
Wreck of light cruiser Oyodo west of Etajima, Hiroshima, Japan, post 28 Jul 1945
Wreck of light cruiser Oyodo west of Etajima, Hiroshima, Japan, post 28 Jul 1945

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