Luxury liner Nitta Maru, off Nagasaki, Japan, Mar 1940; she was converted to escort carrier Chuyo during the warChuyo at Truk, Caroline Islands, May 1943; note sister ship Unyo on leftAerial photo of Chuyo while dead in the water after torpedo hit, morning of 4 Dec 1943; note collapsed forward flight deck
Luxury liner Nitta Maru, off Nagasaki, Japan, Mar 1940; she was converted to escort carrier Chuyo during the warChuyo at Truk, Caroline Islands, May 1943; note sister ship Unyo on leftAerial photo of Chuyo while dead in the water after torpedo hit, morning of 4 Dec 1943; note collapsed forward flight deck
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