Carrier Katsuragi during her trials off Kagoshima, Japan, Oct 1944Katsuragi, date unknownKaiyo (center) under attack by SB2C Helldiver bombers from USS Essex, Kure, Japan, 19 Mar 1945; the carrier at bottom was either Amagi or KatsuragiCarriers Amagi (near bomb splashes) and Katsuragi (center-right, heavily camouflaged) under attack, Kure, Japan, 24 Jul 1945
Carrier Katsuragi during her trials off Kagoshima, Japan, Oct 1944Katsuragi, date unknownKaiyo (center) under attack by SB2C Helldiver bombers from USS Essex, Kure, Japan, 19 Mar 1945; the carrier at bottom was either Amagi or KatsuragiCarriers Amagi (near bomb splashes) and Katsuragi (center-right, heavily camouflaged) under attack, Kure, Japan, 24 Jul 1945
Damaged upper hangar deck of Katsuragi, Kure, Japan, 8 Oct 1945Katsuragi in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 31 Jan 1946
Damaged upper hangar deck of Katsuragi, Kure, Japan, 8 Oct 1945Katsuragi in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 31 Jan 1946
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