Japanese submarine depot ship Taigei, Kure, Japan, spring 1935; she was later converted to light carrier RyuhoJapanese carrier Ryuho, 1942Carrier Ryuho in Tokyo Bay, Japan, Nov 1942Ryuho at Kure, Japan, 1945; note damage to elevators and bulged flight deck
Japanese submarine depot ship Taigei, Kure, Japan, spring 1935; she was later converted to light carrier RyuhoJapanese carrier Ryuho, 1942Carrier Ryuho in Tokyo Bay, Japan, Nov 1942Ryuho at Kure, Japan, 1945; note damage to elevators and bulged flight deck
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