Carrier Unryu off Yokosuka, Japan, 16 Jul 1944Carrier Amagi around the time of her commissioning, Aug 1944Carrier Katsuragi during her trials off Kagoshima, Japan, Oct 1944Sinking of carrier Unryu in the East China Sea, as observed by USS Redfish, 19 Dec 1944
Carrier Unryu off Yokosuka, Japan, 16 Jul 1944Carrier Amagi around the time of her commissioning, Aug 1944Carrier Katsuragi during her trials off Kagoshima, Japan, Oct 1944Sinking of carrier Unryu in the East China Sea, as observed by USS Redfish, 19 Dec 1944
Katsuragi, 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 1945Damaged upper hangar deck of Katsuragi, Kure, Japan, 8 Oct 1945
Katsuragi, 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 1945Damaged upper hangar deck of Katsuragi, Kure, Japan, 8 Oct 1945
Incomplete Unryu-class carrier Kasagi, Sasebo Bay, Japan, 2 Nov 1945Katsuragi in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 31 Jan 1946Incomplete Unryu-class carrier Ikoma, Shodoshima, Japan, 23 May 1946Amagi capsized at Kure, Japan, Aug 1946
Incomplete Unryu-class carrier Kasagi, Sasebo Bay, Japan, 2 Nov 1945Katsuragi in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 31 Jan 1946Incomplete Unryu-class carrier Ikoma, Shodoshima, Japan, 23 May 1946Amagi capsized at Kure, Japan, Aug 1946
Incomplete Unryu-class carrier Aso, Kure, Japan, 20 Dec 1946
Incomplete Unryu-class carrier Aso, Kure, Japan, 20 Dec 1946


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