Myoko-class Heavy Cruiser

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This article refers to the entire Myoko-class; it is not about an individual vessel.

ww2dbaseWhen the Myoko-class cruisers were launched in the late 1920s, they were considered some of the world's most heavily armed cruisers. All four ships served in WW2, with three of them lost before the end of the Pacific War.

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Last Major Revision: Jan 2008

Photographs

Nachi running trials, Oct 1928Haguro under construction in Drydock No. 3 of the Mitsubishi shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 20 Oct 1928Cruiser Nachi shortly before completion, 1928Nachi underway, Nov 1928
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Myoko-class Heavy Cruiser Photo Gallery
Nachi running trials, Oct 1928
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