Chuyo Class



Information on this class has been compiled by Jeff Donahoo



Standard Displacement: 17,830 tons
Complement: 1,250

Length: 591'4"
Beam: 73'9"
Draught: 26'3"

Armament:
8-5"/40cal
64-25mm
30 aircraft
Flight Deck: 564'3"x77'

Machinery: 2 shaft Kanpon turbines
Boilers: 4 Kanpon
S.H.P.: 25,200=21 knots
Oil: 2,250 tons
Radius: 9,000 miles @ 18 knots

Ships in class:
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Converted Fate
Chuyo -------- 5/9/38 5/20/39 3/23/40 11/25/42 sunk 12/4/43
Unyo -------- 12/14/38 10/31/39 7/31/40 5/31/42 sunk 9/16/44


Note: Converted from passenger liners. Chuyo (ex-Yawata Maru) and Unyo (ex-Nitta Maru)

Names:
Chuyo: Falcon of the Seas
Unyo: Falcon in the Clouds