7F.1 Snipe biplane immediately after being launched by the catapult of battleship Yamashiro, off Yokosuka, Japan, 29 Mar 1922

Caption   7F.1 Snipe biplane immediately after being launched by the catapult of battleship Yamashiro, off Yokosuka, Japan, 29 Mar 1922 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseMaritime History and Science Museum, Kure, Japan
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Yamashiro   Main article  Photos  
Photos at Same Place Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Dec 2010

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. draconisa says:
17 Jan 2013 08:53:16 AM

Hang on, it looks like the catapult is installed on top of the guns!? Am I wrong? Who can explain?
2. ex kanazawa says:
29 Oct 2013 02:24:05 AM

This was a experiment. Temporary runway was installed at a top of B turret of 36cm Gun. Catapults are not installed. After the experiment, this runway was removed.
3. draconisa says:
22 Feb 2014 08:52:42 AM

Nice. True "Dual-Purpose"-Guns hence. Genki desu - Thank you!
4. Theresa Lynn says:
21 Nov 2020 05:27:36 PM

HI i love all things ships im a American girl and love Fuso wish it was not sunk and feel sorry for her crues family's God bless my prayers are with the IJN love ya

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