Japanese Mogami-class cruiser Suzuya on her trials in Toyama Bay, Japan, 8 Feb 1943.

Caption   Japanese Mogami-class cruiser Suzuya on her trials in Toyama Bay, Japan, 8 Feb 1943. ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 8 Feb 1943
Photos at Same Place Toyama Bay, Japan
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jun 2019

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the article 23 of old copyright law of Japan and article 2 of supplemental provision of copyright law of Japan, photographs taken prior to 1946 or published prior to 31 Dec 1956 are now in the public domain.

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. FinnishJager says:
21 Feb 2021 02:50:39 PM

Hello, this photograph is a pre-war photo (not 1943) as the ship is retaining its original 6'in turrets in this image.
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
22 Feb 2021 04:47:44 PM

FinnishJager (above):
Thank you for making us take a closer look at this photo, but we did not find what you thought we were going to find. The Japanese writing in the upper left identifies this not as the Kumano but as the Suzuya and dates the image as 8 Feb 1943. At that time, Suzuya was undergoing trials in Toyama Bay. The links and caption for this image have all been updated accordingly. Thank you again for bringing this up.

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