Tenryu-class Light Cruiser


Tenryu class

Tenryu

(Model kits manufactured by Hasegawa)

These were the first ships in the Japanese navy to be armed with triple torpedo tubes (albeit of 21"). Despite her advanced age, Tenryu was present at the first battle of Savo Island near Guadalcanal, where she played an active role.

Not Pictured: Tatsuta.

Year CompletedTenryu: 1919
Tatsuta: 1919
Displacement4,350 tons
Dimensions468'11" x 40'6" x 13'0"
Speed33 knots
Armament 4 x 5.5"/50
2 x 13mm AA
6 x 21" TT
Crew367

Additional Info
Tatsuta Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Tenryu Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)

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Light cruiser Tatsuta, 1919Tenryu under construction, Yokosuka Naval Arsenal, Japan, 1919Light cruiser Tatsuta, Aug 1919Tenryu underway, circa late 1919Tenryu at an anchorage, late 1919
Light cruiser Tatsuta, 1919Tenryu under construction, Yokosuka Naval Arsenal, Japan, 1919Light cruiser Tatsuta, Aug 1919Tenryu underway, circa late 1919Tenryu at an anchorage, late 1919
Tenryu underway during trials, 1919Tatsuta in the Inland Sea, Japan, 1920Starboard view of Tenryu, 1921Tenryu, 1920sLight cruiser Tenryu at Yokosuka, Japan, 1925
Tenryu underway during trials, 1919Tatsuta in the Inland Sea, Japan, 1920Starboard view of Tenryu, 1921Tenryu, 1920sLight cruiser Tenryu at Yokosuka, Japan, 1925

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