Taiho



Taiho

(Model kits manufactured by Tamiya)

The most beautiful CV the Japanese built during the war, and a distinct departure design-wise, being the first Japanese carrier to incorporate a closed hurricane bow (a la contemporary British carriers).

Year Completed1944
Displacement34,600 tons
Dimensions855'0" x 90'10" x 31'6"
Speed33 knots
Armament 12 x 3.9"/65 DP,
71 x 25mm/60 AA,
60 aircraft
Crew1751

Additional Info
Taiho Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)

Links From Related Partner Sites
  * Taiho


Taiho underway, date unknown, photo 1 of 2; note Shokaku-class carrier in backgroundTaiho underway, date unknown, photo 2 of 2
Taiho underway, date unknown, photo 1 of 2; note Shokaku-class carrier in backgroundTaiho underway, date unknown, photo 2 of 2

See all 2 photos of Taiho on WW2DB






Related Partner Sites: Combined Fleet Message Board | J-Air Forum | WW2 Database | IJN Doctrine | 3-D IJN Warships