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Launching of battleship Fuso, Kure, Japan, 28 Mar 1914Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, 1925Aircraft carrier Akagi at Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, 6 Apr 1925Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, late Jan 1932
Launching of battleship Fuso, Kure, Japan, 28 Mar 1914Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, 1925Aircraft carrier Akagi at Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, 6 Apr 1925Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, late Jan 1932
Battleship Fuso in drydock, Kure, Japan, 28 Apr 1933Japanese submarine depot ship Taigei, Kure, Japan, spring 1935; she was later converted to light carrier RyuhoCarrier Soryu fitting out at the Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, early 1937Launching of the experimental Submarine No. 71, Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, 29 Aug 1938
Battleship Fuso in drydock, Kure, Japan, 28 Apr 1933Japanese submarine depot ship Taigei, Kure, Japan, spring 1935; she was later converted to light carrier RyuhoCarrier Soryu fitting out at the Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, early 1937Launching of the experimental Submarine No. 71, Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, 29 Aug 1938
Light cruiser Jintsu during post-modernization trials, Kure, Japan, 13 Nov 1939Settsu as radio-controlled target vessel, Kure, Japan, 7 Apr 1940Battleship Yamato fitting out, Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, Sep 1941; light carrier Hosho at extreme rightClose-up view of damaged received from the third bomb hit on Shokaku during the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942
Light cruiser Jintsu during post-modernization trials, Kure, Japan, 13 Nov 1939Settsu as radio-controlled target vessel, Kure, Japan, 7 Apr 1940Battleship Yamato fitting out, Kure Naval Arsenal, Japan, Sep 1941; light carrier Hosho at extreme rightClose-up view of damaged received from the third bomb hit on Shokaku during the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942
Damage sustained by Shokaku during the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942Repair activities aboard ShokakuRepairing a machine gun position aboard Shokaku, which was damaged by the third bomb hit during Battle of the Coral Sea, , Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942Shokaku
Damage sustained by Shokaku during the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942Repair activities aboard Shokaku's boat deck, damaged by the second bomb that hit her during the Battle of Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942Repairing a machine gun position aboard Shokaku, which was damaged by the third bomb hit during Battle of the Coral Sea, , Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942Shokaku's damaged flight deck as the result of bomb hits during Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942
View of damage done to boat deck area aboard Shokaku, result of the second bomb hit received during Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2View of damage done to boat deck area aboard Shokaku, result of the second bomb hit received during Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2View of damaged anchor chains of Shokaku, cut by the first bomb hit received at the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942View of repair crew inspecting the dislodged forward elevator aboard Shokaku, damaged by the first bomb hit received at the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942
View of damage done to boat deck area aboard Shokaku, result of the second bomb hit received during Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2View of damage done to boat deck area aboard Shokaku, result of the second bomb hit received during Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2View of damaged anchor chains of Shokaku, cut by the first bomb hit received at the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942View of repair crew inspecting the dislodged forward elevator aboard Shokaku, damaged by the first bomb hit received at the Battle of the Coral Sea, Kure, Japan, between 17 May and 27 Jun 1942

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